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Absolute ceiling

Definition of the noun absolute ceiling

What does absolute ceiling mean as a name of something?


  1. the maximum altitude at which an airplane can maintain horizontal flight
    • lexical domain: Attributes - nouns denoting attributes of people and objects
    • more generic word: ceiling = maximum altitude at which a plane can fly

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Google previewPilot's Encyclopedia of Aeronautical Knowledge (2013)

Federal Aviation Administration by Federal Aviation Administration Federal Aviation Administration

Atthe absolute ceiling, there is no excess of powerand only one speed willallow steady,level flight. Consequently, the absolute ceilingof ...

Google previewDictionary for Air Travel and Tourism Activities (2008)

Over 7,100 terms on Airlines, Tourism, Hospitality, Cruises, Car Rentals, GDS, Geography, Climate, Ecology, Business, Customs, and Organizations Subjects by Homero E. Martinez

Absolute Ceiling (Air ...

Google previewAbbreviations Dictionary, Tenth Edition (2001)

by Dean A. Stahl, Karen Landen

ABYC American Boat and Yacht Council ac absolute ceiling; accelerator; account current; acetyl; acetyl- choline; acoustical(ly); acre; activator; acupuncture; adrenal cortex; advisory circular; ...

Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Acronyms, Initialisms, Abbreviations and Symbols (2003)

by Fioretta. Benedetto Mattia

AC Absolute Ceiling. Aviation ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary (2004)

Eleventh Edition by Merriam-Webster

absolute n — ab-so-lute-ness n absolute ceiling n (ca. 1920) : the maximum height above sea level at which a particular airplane can maintain horizontal flight under standard air conditions — called also ceiling absolute convergence n ...

Google previewAcademic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology (1992)

by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press

absolute ceiling Aviation, the maximum altitude above sea level at which a particular aircraft with a given load could safely maintain horizontal flight under standard operating and atmospheric conditions. absolute code Computer ...

Google previewDictionary of Glass (2001)

Materials and Techniques by Charles Bray

There are variations in these tables to allow for short-term exposure conditions and for cases where an absolute ceiling of exposure of any kind needs to be defined. The tables are constantly ...

Google previewWebster's II New College Dictionary (1999)

by Houghton Mifflin Company, Webster

absolute ceiling n. The maximum altitude above sea level at which an aircraft or missile can maintain horizontal flight under standard atmospheric conditions. (ab'ss-ldbt'le. Jb'sa- Iobt'Ie) ...

Google previewNATO-Russia Military and Political Dictionary (2002)

by Igor V Sharshakov

absolute ceiling – • абсолютный потолок; • теоретический потолок absolute dead calm weapon – оружие массового поражения absolute deviation – абсолютное отклонение absolute instruction – команда установки абсолютных ...

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