a roll consisting of one or more rotations, usually controlled by the use of ailerons.
either of two standing pieces of metal or cuir-bouilli, attached to the shoulders as an ornament or as a means of displaying the wearer’s arms: used c1275–c1350. Historical Examples It is clear, from the Cross on the shield having the same position as the other, that the ailette is not a square one worn awry. […]
sickly; unwell. unsound or troubled: a financially ailing corporation. to cause pain, uneasiness, or trouble to. to be unwell; feel pain; be ill: He’s been ailing for some time. Contemporary Examples The ailing dictator “wants to make sure everyone in his family has a title to make sure the lineage continues,” Ku said. North Korea’s […]
a physical disorder or illness, especially of a minor or chronic nature. Contemporary Examples In 2007 Swartz wrote a blog post titled “Sick,” in which he disclosed some details about his ailment. Aaron Swartz, 26, Programmer, Outspoken Advocate of Free Information Nina Strochlic January 13, 2013 Always believing he could conquer his ailment, Lou had […]
to cause pain, uneasiness, or trouble to. to be unwell; feel pain; be ill: He’s been ailing for some time. Contemporary Examples If America is fortunate, the economy will continue to improve, while the 2016 campaign will focus on what ails the country. Stock Market America and the Rest of Us Lloyd Green July 9, […]