Advancing edge
Advancing edge Ad*van"cing edge (A["e]ronautics) The front edge (in direction of motion) of a supporting surface; -- contr. with {following edge}, which is the rear edge. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • Advancing edge — Leading edge Lead ing edge . 1. (Aeronautics) the front edge of an airfoil; same as {{Advancing edge}}, above. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. the front edge of anything that moves; also used metaphorically, as the leading edge in art. See also {cutting …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Leading edge — Lead ing edge . 1. (Aeronautics) the front edge of an airfoil; same as {{Advancing edge}}, above. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. the front edge of anything that moves; also used metaphorically, as the leading edge in art. See also {cutting edge}. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Entering edge — En ter*ing edge, or Entrant edge En trant edge . same as {Advancing edge}. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Entrant edge — Entering edge En ter*ing edge, or Entrant edge En trant edge . same as {Advancing edge}. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Trailing edge — Trail ing edge (Aeronautics) A following edge. See {Advancing edge}, above. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Following edge — (A[ e]ronautics) See {Advancing edge}, above. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • cold front — noun the front of an advancing mass of colder air • Syn: ↑polar front • Hypernyms: ↑front • Hyponyms: ↑squall line * * * noun : an advancing edge of a cold air mass that is displacing warm air in its path often recognized by a wind shift and drop …   Useful english dictionary

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