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Synonyms for sweptback

(especially of aircraft wings) angled rearward from the point of attachment

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The cause of this is the aft shift of the wing aerodynamic centre due to the large bending deformation coupled with the sweptback wing configuration; because of the sweep angle, the outboard wing sections undergo a significant aft motion and their moment arms with respect to the CG increase, leading thus to an increase in [C.sub.M,[alpha]].
The Foton Toplander makes its imposing presence known with its large 265/65 R17 tires on each corner, bold front grille, sweptback headlamps, projector daytime running lights and masculine stance.
The sweptback headlights and bold chrome grille are obviously inspired by the 208 supermini, while at the rear it gets a set of claw-shaped LED lights.
In profile, it retains the Sorento's hallmark long bonnet and trademark chunky D-pillar, but a lower roofline, higher beltline and sweptback shape give the car a more assertive, muscular stance.
To recall the specification of the Lodgy MPV, it comes with spacious interiors and is equipped with a chrome bar grille that accommodates large Renault badge, complemented by sweptback headlamps, and new bumper.
The third generation 4x4 is longer, wider and lower than the current model, with sweptback styling and Kia's bold tiger-nose grille flanked by large light clusters.
Details are scant, but expect meaner and greener power units, state-of-theart technical specifications, electronics and communications systems and if these pictures are anything to go by bold, sweptback exterior styling.
Inspired by Hyundai's fluidic- design philosophy, the Eon impressed with its raked front end, sweptback headlamps and the signature hexagonal grille.
Employing the latest Ford global design language, the S-MAX Concept sports a high mounted grille, sweptback headlamps and a lower fascia with 'floating' elements while other design cues include a feature line running along the flank to create an impression of length and speed.
1/ successfully completed our compressor stall investigation, 2/ tested new CD nozzle engines making us the fastest aircraft in the world, 3/ flown to 75,000', making us the highest flying aircraft, 4/ contributed to the knowledge of pitch-up in aircraft designed with sweptback wings and T-tails, helpful for later fighter as well as similarly designed civil aircraft.
Lugers have a unique toggle design of function, and its sweptback grip frame gives it fine pointing qualities.
But with a 5.0-litre engine spitting out 215 horsepower under its sleekly sweptback design, this Made-in-the-UAE sports car has an even deadlier bite.
Lockheed Martin continued to work (reportedly under company funding) on a stealthy high-altitude drone, returning to a conventional sweptback flying-wing design.