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Definition of the noun airstream

What does airstream mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: airstreams

  1. a relatively well-defined prevailing wind
    • lexical domain: Natural Phenomena - nouns denoting natural phenomena
    • more generic terms: air current / current of air / wind = air moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure
    • more specific term: jet stream = a high-speed high-altitude airstream blowing from west to east near the top of the troposphere
  2. the flow of air that is driven backwards by an aircraft propeller

Alternative definition of the noun airstream

noun

  1. A flow of air.
  2. The flow of air around an object.

Business

Airstream is a brand of luxury recreational vehicle manufactured in Jackson Center, Ohio, USA. It is a division of Thor Industries. The company, which now employs more than 475, is the oldest in the industry. Airstream trailers are easily recognized by the distinctive shape of their rounded aluminum bodies. This shape dates back to the 1930s and is based on designs created by Hawley Bowlus. Bowlus was the chief designer of Charles Lindbergh's aircraft, the Spirit of St. Louis.

  • also known as Airstream, Inc

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Google previewBlack House (2012)

by Stephen King, Peter Straub

Tansy's Airstream is the last and least maintained of a row of four. Two of the others have flowers in a bright border around them, and the third has been dressed up with striped green awnings that make it look more like a house. The fourth ...

Google previewBiotechnology for Odor and Air Pollution Control (2005)

by Zarook Shareefdeen, Ajay Singh

Design of Bioreactors In bioreactor design, characterization of contaminated airstream is the first and the most important step for selection of odor or VOC control methods. Airstream characterization includes identifying types of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Transportation (2014)

Social Science and Policy by Mark Garrett

According tothe Recreational Vehicle Manufacturing Report, the recreational manufacturing industry intheUnited States consistsof about900 companies, including Fleetwood RV, Thor Industries, Winnebago, Airstream, and Forest River , ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Phonetics and Phonology (2004)

by R.L. Trask

segments articulated with a glottalic airstream mechanism are [+glott], while all other segments are [– glott]. glottalic airstream mechanismn. An airstream mechanism produced by ...

Google previewDictionary of Linguistics and Phonetics (2011)

by David Crystal

airstream mechanism A term used in PHONETICS for a physiological process which provides a source of energy capable of being used in SPEECH sound ...

Google previewA Visual Dictionary of Architecture (2011)

by Francis D. K. Ching

throw The distance a projected airstream travels from an outlet to a point where its velocity is reduced terminal velocity The average velocity ofa projected airstream ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Pest Management (2002)

by David Pimentel, Ph.D.

AIRSTREAM EFFECTS ON DROPLET SIZE By simulating aircraft airspeeds in a windtunnel, the effect of airspeed on the droplet size produced by aircraft spray delivery systems has been evaluated (2, 3). With ULV sprays, the droplets are ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of World Climatology (2008)

by John E. Oliver

The dry stream interacts with a second airstream, often termed the warm conveyor belt (WCB) or polar front conveyor belt. The WCB approaches the cyclone from the south and east, curves anticyclonically and ascends parallel to the dry ...

Google previewA Student's Dictionary of Language and Linguistics (2014)

by Larry Trask

glottalic airstream mechanism Onewayof producing a flow of air for speaking. The glottis is closed, and then the entire larynx is movedupordown in ...

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Small photo of Nonthaburi,Thailand - March 26th, 2015: Rear space of Benz Airstream Interstate Ext,showed in Thailand the 36th Bangkok International Motor Show on 26 March 2015Small photo of DOVER, FLORIDA,USA-JANUARY 15: Trailers are buried nose first at the Airstream Ranch in Dover on January 15, 2015. Airstream Ranch is a set of old travel trailers buried in the ground.Small photo of DOVER, FLORIDA,USA-JANUARY 15: Trailers are buried nose first at the Airstream Ranch in Dover on January 15, 2015. Airstream Ranch is a set of old travel trailers buried in the ground.Small photo of BANGKOK, THAILAND - MARCH 24 : The image shows inside decoration of Airstream Traval Trailer displayed at the 36th Bangkok International Motor show in March 24, 2015. Bangkok, ThailandSmall photo of BANGKOK, THAILAND - MARCH 24 : The image shows inside decoration of Airstream Traval Trailer displayed at the 36th Bangkok International Motor show in March 24, 2015. Bangkok, ThailandSmall photo of Vertical exterior view of vintage Airstream Trailer at the 4th Annual Vintage Trailer Bash, Flying Flag RV Resort, Buellton, California September 2013Small photo of AUSTIN, USA - APR 11, 2016: Row of new luxury american Airstream trailers at a dealership in Texas, United States More...

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