spoiler

Definitions

General Science

Aviation

  • noun a hinged surface on the upper wing which, when opened, decreases lift and increases drag

Cars & Driving

  • noun generally, a wing-shaped device designed to reduce lift at high speed, but may take various forms and may be attached to the vehicle in various places.

Media Studies

  • noun a newspaper or magazine that is deliberately released at the same time as a rival publication in order to divert interest in it and reduce its sales
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