Spoiler

Definition of Spoiler

Spoil´er   Pronunciation: spoil´ẽr
n.1.One who spoils; a plunderer; a pillager; a robber; a despoiler.
2.One who corrupts, mars, or renders useless.
3.(Aeronautics) A device attached to the wing of an airplane or other airfoil, which breaks the smooth flow of air during flight and decreases the lift of the airfoil; - used to control the attitude of the airplane during banking or descent.
4.A device attached to a car to decrease lift and increase traction, usually shaped as a flat surface and attached above the rear of the car, and working on the same principal as the aircraft spoiler{3}.

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