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Definition of the noun airbrake
What does airbrake mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: -
- a small parachute or articulated flap to reduce the speed of an aircraft
- a vehicular brake that operates by compressed air; especially for heavy vehicles
- lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
- more generic term: power brake = a brake on an automobile that magnifies a small force applied to the brake pedal into a proportionately larger force applied to slow or stop the vehicle
- part of: automotive vehicle / motor vehicle = a self-propelled wheeled vehicle that does not run on rails
Alternative definition of the noun airbrake
- A brake (slowing device) that is operated pneumatically (by air pressure).
- A moving part of an aircraft wing to reduce lift and airspeed.
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Financial World (1922)
New York Airbrake is an the war. taken as the indication which investors must look for in attempting to judge what lies ahead. In the case of NEw YoRK AIR BRAKE, the prospect seems to be most encouraging. During the war, in order to take ...
Aeronautical Dictionary (2004)
With Emphasis on ATC Communications Terms by J. Deborah Balter
Airbrake - An aerodynamic surface to be deployed in flight to increase drag. Ex: The pilot activated the airbrake. Aircraft calling tower - A.T.C. - The aircraft that is calling tower should say its registration number. Ex: TMB Tower - Aircraft calling ...
by Ian McNeil
Westinghouse then developed the ideaofan automatic airbrake, patented ...
by Dean A. Stahl, Karen Landen
and Aquariums ab abbey; abnormal; abortion; about; abscess; abundant; acquisition beacon; adapter booster; aerial burst; afterburner; air blast; airbrake; alcian blue; ambient brine; anchor bolt; antibody; asbestos body; asthmatic bronchitis; ...
by Jonathon Green
airbrake repairman. air miss n [Aerospace] the official description of a narrow escape from collision by two airplanes flying ...
The Encyclopaedia of Sports Medicine: An IOC Medical Commission Publication, Endurance in Sport (2008)
by R. J. Shephard, P.-O. Astrand
As with the previously described hydraulic airbrake ergometer, the equipment became a real simulator because it had the capacity to transform longitudinal movement into the movement pattern performed by the athlete when in a boat.
With the Complete Text of the Constitution of the United States by Michael Rheta Martin, Leonard Gelber
GEORGE WESTINGHOUSE, (airbrake), ...
by Clive Upton, William A. Kretzschmar, Jr.
rn airbrake BR 'e:breik, -s AM 'erbreik, -s airbrick BR 'e:brik, ...
Persian-English Dictionary (1993)
by S. Haim
J»y Airbrake.- Jr"*j* s ...
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- LF-A airbrake
Green brakes brake better
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- Aileron and airbrake controls
The black "T" arm for the airbrakes makes both airbrake connections move out towards the wings in unison, whereas the linked ailerons move together causing one silver rod to move towards the left wing and the other away from the right wing. Mechanical logic!
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Video shows what airbrake means. A brake (slowing device) that is operated pneumatically (by air pressure).. A moving part of an aircraft wing to reduce lift and ...
Scrabble value of A1I1R1B3R1A1K5E1
The value of this 8-letter word is 14 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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