tail rotor

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tail rotor (plural tail rotors)

  1. (aviation) A small rotor mounted vertically at the end of the tail of a single-rotor helicopter so as to develop thrust in the same direction as the main rotor's rotation, to counter the torque effect created by the main rotor.

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