Definitions for fairingˈfɛər ɪŋ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

fair•ingˈfɛər ɪŋ(n.)

  1. a structure on the exterior of an aircraft or boat, for reducing drag.

    Category: Aeronautics, Navy

Origin of fairing:

1910–15

Wiktionary

  1. fairing(Noun)

    A present; originally, one given or purchased at a fair. (Uncommon)

  2. fairing(Noun)

    A structure on various parts of a vehicle, for example an aircraft, automobile, or motorcycle, that produces a smooth exterior and reduces drag

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fairing(noun)

    a present; originally, one given or purchased at a fair

Freebase

  1. Aircraft fairing

    A fairing is a structure whose primary function is to produce a smooth outline and reduce drag. These structures are covers for gaps and spaces between parts of an aircraft to reduce form drag and interference drag, and to improve appearance.

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