Ai"le*ron (?), n. [F., dim. of aile wing.]


A half gable, as at the end of a penthouse or of the aisle of a church.

2. (Aëronautics)

A small plane or surface capable of being manipulated by the pilot of a flying machine to preserve or destroy lateral balance; a hinged wing tip; a lateral stabilizing or balancing plane.


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