airfoiled

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

airfoil +‎ -ed

Adjective[edit]

airfoiled (not comparable)

  1. Fitted with an airfoil.
    • 2008 March 4, Natalie Angier, “Flapping Past Gravity’s Pull, Bat Has a Vortex at Its Wings”, in New York Times[1]:
      As a jet barrels down a runway, the air above its airfoiled wings moves faster than the air below, creating a difference in air pressure that pulls and pushes the plane up.