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 for aerofoil
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Aerofoil \A"["e]r*o*foil`\, n. [A["e]ro- + foil.]
     A plane or arched surface for sustaining bodies by its
     movement through the air; a spread wing, as of a bird.
     [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a device that provides reactive force when in motion
           relative to the surrounding air; can lift or control a
           plane in flight [syn: airfoil, aerofoil, control
           surface, surface]

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