Longeron meaning

lŏn'jər-ən
A major structural member of an aircraft fuselage, running from front to rear.
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A main structural member along the length of an airplane fuselage, nacelle, etc.
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A thin strip of wood or metal, to which the skin of an aircraft is fastened.
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Origin of longeron

  • French from Old French beam from long long from Latin longus del-1 in Indo-European roots
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Wiktionary