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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A fore-and-aft member of the framing of an airplane fuselage that is usually continuous across a number of points of support.

Usage examples (12)
  • In fact, they're the ones who determined the longeron was the problem.
  • The problem is with a lodge strip of metal called the longeron, which essentially holds the fuselage together.
  • Mostholidaying bird-lovers have their own favourites on their lists - or rather no longeron their lists.
  • Major Stephen Stillwell, a Missouri Air Guard pilot, was flying his F-15, attempting an 8G turn at 500 miles an hour when there was a major structural failure in something... for more
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