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dive' brake"



Aeron.
a flap deployed from the wings or fuselage of an aircraft, as a dive bomber or sailplane, that increases drag to permit a relatively steep angle of descent without a dangerous buildup in speed.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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