What is vane?

  • (noun): The flattened weblike part of a feather consisting of a series of barbs on either side of the shaft.
    Synonyms: web
    See also — Additional definitions below

More definitions of "vane":

  • (noun): A metal fin attached to the tail of a bomb or missile in order to stabilize or guide it.
  • (noun): Flat surface that rotates and pushes against air or water.
    Synonyms: blade