Trailing edge

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Term trailing edge
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leading edge

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1. (Surveillance) "Outline of pulse as amplitude falls from peak to zero or minimum positive value."

2. (Aircraft) The rear edge of an airfoil.The trailing edge is normally thin and sharp. The ailerons are normally located on the trailing edge of the wing.

Definition Source

1. Jane's Aerospace Dictionary, 1988

2. NASA Quest [1]

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