spoiler

[n] - a candidate with no chance of winning but who may draw enough votes to prevent one of the leading candidates from winning 2. [n] - an airfoil mounted on the rear of a car to reduce lift at high speeds 3. [n] - a hinged airfoil on the upper surface of an aircraft wing that is raised to reduce lift and increase drag
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Spoiler

a Usenet posting that reveals the ending or important facts of a plot - do not read unless you want to know in advance what happens
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Spoiler

A device to reduce lift of a wing surface in order to increase sinking rate of a glider or aeroplane.
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Spoiler

Spoil'er noun 1. One who spoils; a plunderer; a pillager; a robber; a despoiler. 2. One who corrupts, mars, or renders useless.
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spoiler

noun a hinged airfoil on the upper surface of an aircraft wing that is raised to reduce lift and increase drag
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Spoiler

• (n.) One who corrupts, mars, or renders useless. • (n.) One who spoils; a plunderer; a pillager; a robber; a despoiler.
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spoiler

(from the article `airplane`) ...to accomplish this. These include speed brakes, which are large flat-plate areas that can be deployed by the pilot to increase drag dramatically ...
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spoiler

spoiler: see airplane.
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SPOILER

A long, movable, narrow plate along the upper surface of an airplane wing used to reduce lift and increase drag by breaking or spoiling the smoothness of the airflow.
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Spoiler

[automotive] A spoiler is an automotive aerodynamic device whose intended design function is to `spoil` unfavorable air movement across a body of a vehicle in motion, usually described as turbulence or drag. Spoilers on the front of a vehicle are often called air dams, because in addition to directing air flow they also reduce the amount of...
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Spoiler

[aeronautics] In aeronautics, a spoiler (sometimes called a lift dumper) is a device intended to reduce lift in an aircraft. Spoilers are plates on the top surface of a wing that can be extended upward into the airflow to spoil it. By so doing, the spoiler creates a controlled stall over the portion of the wing behind it, greatly reducing t...
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Spoiler

[media] A spoiler is an element of a disseminated summary or description of any piece of fiction that reveals any plot elements which threaten to give away important details concerning the turn of events of a dramatic episode. Typically, the details of the conclusion of the plot, including the climax and ending, are especially regarded as s...
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spoiler

(noun) These are details about a game that might ruin a player's enjoyment, such as information about the ending of the game's story.
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SPOILER

A long, movable, narrow plate along the upper surface of an airplane wing used to reduce lift and increase drag by breaking or spoiling the smoothness of the airflow.
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Spoiler

An attachment to a vehicle (or component of its body) originally introduced for the purpose of directing airflow over such device (or the entire vehicle) to decrease lift and increase stability at high speeds, but that is sometimes used on consumer vehicles solely for aesthetic reasons.
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Spoiler

An aerodynamic device that changes the direction of airflow in order to reduce lift or aerodynamic drag and/or improve engine cooling.
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Spoiler

An aerodynamic device that changes the direction of airflow in order to reduce lift or aerodynamic drag and/or improve engine cooling..
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Spoiler

A long, movable, narrow plate along the upper surface of an airplane wing used to reduce lift and in
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