longeron
noun Etymology: French Date: 1912 a fore-and-aft framing member of an airplane fuselage

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  • longeron — [ lɔ̃ʒrɔ̃ ] n. m. • 1873; « poutre d un moulin » 1280; de long 1 ♦ Pièce de charpente parallèle aux poutres principales et fixée aux poutrelles, qui soutient chaque file de rails d un pont de chemin de fer. Traverses de rails posées sur des… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • longeron — LONGERÓN s.n. v. lonjeron. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  LONGERÓN s.n. Grindă longitudinală care menţine tăria unei construcţii (pod, aripă sau fuzelaj de avion, locomotivă etc.). [pl. oane, var. lonjeron s.n. / < fr.… …   Dicționar Român

  • longeron — 1912, from Fr. longeron, from longer “to skirt, extend along,” from allonger “to lengthen” (see LUNGE (Cf. lunge)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • longeron — [län′jə rän΄, län′jərən] n. [Fr] a main structural member along the length of an airplane fuselage, nacelle, etc …   English World dictionary

  • Longeron — Le longeron est un élément de base d une structure. Ce terme apparaît dans différents domaines et désigne des pièces différentes dont le rôle est relativement similaire. Construction En construction, le longeron permet de relier entre eux des… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Longeron — In aircraft construction, a Longeron or Stringer is a thin strip of wood or metal, to which the skin of the aircraft is fastened. Longerons are attached to formers (also called frames), in the case of the fuselage, or ribs in the case of a wing,… …   Wikipedia

  • longeron — /lon jeuhr euhn/, n. Aeron. a main longitudinal brace or support on an airplane. [1910 15; < F: side piece, equiv. to long(er) to run alongside, skirt (deriv. of long LONG1) + eron n. suffix] * * * …   Universalium

  • longeron — noun A thin strip of wood or metal, to which the skin of an aircraft is fastened …   Wiktionary

  • longeron — lon·ge·ron || lÉ‘ndÊ’É™rÉ™n / lÉ’n n. main structure running from one end to the other of aircraft fuselage …   English contemporary dictionary

  • longeron — The principal longitudinal members of the fuselage, which run from the front to the rear and are usually supported at various points along the length by other structural members. Also called a stringer …   Aviation dictionary

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