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An '''airfoil''' is an object that is moved through a [[fluid]] for the purpose of creating [[lift (force)|lift]].
An '''airfoil''' is an object that is moved through a [[fluid]] for the purpose of creating [[lift (force)|lift]].


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Airfoils are used on a variety of vehicles such as [[airplane]]s and [[helicopter]]s as well as other
Airfoils are used on a variety of vehicles such as [[airplane]]s and [[helicopter]]s as well as other
systems such as [[turbine]]s, [[windmill]]s, and [[sailboat]]s.
systems such as [[turbine]]s, [[windmill]]s, and [[sailboat]]s.
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An airfoil is an object that is moved through a fluid for the purpose of creating lift.

Airfoils are carefully designed to create the most lift with the least drag.

Airfoils are used on a variety of vehicles such as airplanes and helicopters as well as other systems such as turbines, windmills, and sailboats.