(of the leading edge of an airfoil) forming a markedly obtuse angle with the fuselage.
(of an aircraft or winged missile) having wings of this type.
(of an aircraft wing) having leading edge and trailing edges inclined backwards towards the rear of the fuselage
- Swept volume
noun 1. another term for volumetric displacement
adjective, Aeronautics. 1. (of an aircraft, winged missile, etc.) having sweptback, wings. adjective 1. (of an aircraft, winged missile, etc) having wings swept (usually) backwards
verb (used without object), swerved, swerving. 1. to turn aside abruptly in movement or direction; deviate suddenly from the straight or direct course. verb (used with object), swerved, swerving. 2. to cause to turn aside: Nothing could swerve him. noun 3. an act of swerving; turning aside. verb 1. to turn or cause to turn […]
noun 1. known as Sweyn Forkbeard. died 1014, king of Denmark (?986–1014). He conquered England, forcing Ethelred II to flee (1013); father of Canute