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Meaning of autorotation

au•to•ro•ta•tion

Pronunciation: (ô"tō-rō-tā'shun), [key]
— n. Aeron.
  1. the condition of flight occurring when lift is derived solely from the action of air upon the unpowered rotor of a moving helicopter or autogiro.
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