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Meaning of "sweptback" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SWEPTBACK

sweptback  [ˈswɛptˌbæk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SWEPTBACK

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Sweptback is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES SWEPTBACK MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of sweptback in the English dictionary

The definition of sweptback in the dictionary is having leading edge and trailing edges inclined backwards towards the rear of the fuselage.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SWEPTBACK


bareback
ˈbɛəˌbæk
cashback
ˈkæʃˌbæk
comeback
ˈkʌmˌbæk
cornerback
ˈkɔːnəˌbæk
countback
ˈkaʊntˌbæk
cutback
ˈkʌtˌbæk
fastback
ˈfɑːstˌbæk
fatback
ˈfætˌbæk
feedback
ˈfiːdˌbæk
flatback
ˈflætˌbæk
hatchback
ˈhætʃˌbæk
horseback
ˈhɔːsˌbæk
liftback
ˈlɪftˌbæk
outback
ˈaʊtˌbæk
paperback
ˈpeɪpəˌbæk
playback
ˈpleɪˌbæk
scatback
ˈskætˌbæk
seatback
ˈsiːtˌbæk
slotback
ˈslɒtˌbæk
wetback
ˈwɛtˌbæk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SWEPTBACK

swelled-headed
swellfish
swellhead
swellheadedness
swelling
swellish
swelt
swelter
sweltering
swelteringly
sweltry
swept
swept volume
sweptwing
sweptwing aircraft
swervable
swerve
swerveless
swerver
sweven

WORDS THAT END LIKE SWEPTBACK

back
back to back
back-to-back
bounce back
callback
fightback
get back
go back
hold back
hold-back
laid-back
look back
pat on the back
payback
positive feedback
quarterback
setback
softback
throwback
upper back

Synonyms and antonyms of sweptback in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «sweptback» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SWEPTBACK

Find out the translation of sweptback to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of sweptback from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «sweptback» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

后掠
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

sweptback
570 millions of speakers

English

sweptback
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

sweptback
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

sweptback
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

стреловидным
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

sweptback
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

sweptback
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

en flèche
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kelonggaran
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

zurückgebogenen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

sweptback
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

sweptback
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Nyuda
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sweptback
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

sweptback
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

स्वस्तात
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

sweptback
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

sweptback
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

sweptback
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

стреловидним
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

sweptback
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

sweptback
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

sweptback
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

sweptback
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

sweptback
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of sweptback

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SWEPTBACK»

The term «sweptback» is used very little and occupies the 153.772 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SWEPTBACK» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about sweptback

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SWEPTBACK»

Discover the use of sweptback in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to sweptback and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Investigation at transonic speeds of loading over a 30 deg ...
One wing was of solid steel and the other was of plastic with an inner steel core .
Donald D. Arabian, United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1960
2
Flutter Suppression of Wings with External Stores Using ...
... Wing at Sea Level . 102 7.8 Flutter Frequency of the 15 Degree Sweptback Wing at Sea Level 103 7.9 Flutter Velocity of the 15 Degree Sweptback Wing With External Stores 104 7.10 Flutter Frequency of the 15 Degree Sweptback Wing ...
Anne H. Le, 2007
3
Aerodynamics: Selected Topics in the Light of Their ...
First, in the case of sweptback wings of finite span, the theory does not apply to the center part or to the wing tips; secondly, friction and boundary layer have disturbing effects. Nevertheless, the rise of drag and the change in trim usually ...
Theodore Von Kármán, 2004
4
Airplane Stability and Control: A History of the ...
The L-39 flight tests were reasonably routine, and sweptback wings for the next generation of commercial and military jets were on their way. The successful, routine use of wings swept back 30 to 45 degrees is a source of wonder to stability ...
Malcolm J. Abzug, E. Eugene Larrabee, 2005
5
Aeronautical Research in Germany: From Lilienthal Until Today
Frankly speaking, it meant to conduct several flutter investigations for the V2 and its derivative with sweptback wings for the Peen- emiinde test center. As one knows from a later report of Wernher von Braun, a "bursting" of the skin on the V2  ...
Ernst Heinrich Hirschel, Horst Prem, Gero Madelung, 2004
6
Super Simple Paper Airplanes
SWEPTBACK. WING. AIRPLANE. JAMES MSAKODA Z Fold the strip in half and unfold. Fold the triangle in half and unfold. Tum it so the folded edge is horizontal. SWEPTBACK WING AIRPLANE LITTLE NICK NICK ROBINSON This design ...
Nick Robinson, 2000
7
Lift and Pitching Derivatives of Thin Sweptback Tapered ...
Design curves are presented which permit rapid estimations of the derivatives for given values of aspect ratio, taper ratio, Mach number and leading-edge sweep.
Frank S. Malvestuto, Dorothy M. Hoover, 1951
8
New Trends in Fluid Mechanics Research: Proceedings of the ...
The results indicate that appropriate sweptback hand-wingin and hand-wingout could enhance Cimax. From point of view for the whole swift wing, CLmax is optimum when hand-wingout sweeps backwards at 50° ~ 60° together with ...
F. G. Zhuang, J. C. Li, 2009
9
Theoretical Lift and Damping in Roll of Thin Sweptback Wings ...
Design curves are presented which permit rapid estimation of the lift-curve slope and damping-in-roll derivative for given values of aspect ratio, taper ratio, Mach number, and leading edge sweep.
Frank S. Malvestuto, Kenneth Margolis, Herbert S. Ribner, 1949
10
Aerodynamic characteristics of a spoiler-slot-deflector ...
West, F. E., Jr., Whitcomb, Charles F., and Schmeer, James W. : Investigation of Spoiler-Slot-Deflector Ailerons and Other Spoiler Ailerons on a 45o Sweptback- Wing — Fuselage Combination at Mach Numbers From O.6O to I.03. NACA RM ...
Alexander D. Hammond, United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1960

NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SWEPTBACK»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term sweptback is used in the context of the following news items.
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Chevy Cruze resculpted with sweptback styling
DETROIT -- The next-generation Chevrolet Cruze will get a more sculpted, sweptback appearance, based on recent spy shots that captured the compact sedan ... «Automotive News, May 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Sweptback [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/sweptback>. Jul 2020 ».
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