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Air Pocket

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Definition of the noun air pocket

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noun

  1. a local region of low pressure or descending air that causes a plane to lose height suddenly

Group

Air Pocket was a jazz fusion band based around the Fowler brothers.

Music

"Air Pocket" is the second album by American keyboardist Roger Powell released on Bearsville Records in 1980. It includes 11 tracks all written, performed, and sung by the artist, and features Todd Rundgren on ebow guitar on one track. Other credits include John Holbrook, Cleve Pozar, and Mark Styles. Voted the #1 album of 1980 by a reader poll in Keyboard Magazine.

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Google previewArchitect's Illustrated Pocket Dictionary (2012)

by Nikolas Davies, Erkki Jokiniemi

air pocket see air void. air release valve, bleed valve, petcock; a valve for releasing unwanted air or other gases ...

Google previewPocket Oxford English Dictionary (2013)

by Maurice Waite

air pocket n. 1 a hollow space that contains air. 2 an area of low pressure that causes an aircraft to lose height suddenly. airport n. an area consisting of a ...

Google previewChambers Pocket Dictionary (1992)

an aeroplane, air pocket n an area of reduced pressure in the air or a downward current which can cause ...

Google previewThe Pocket Oxford Dictionary and Thesaurus (2006)

by Elizabeth Jewell

a, b blister, air pocket, globule, droplet. C (bubbles) suds, lather, spume; effervescence. 4 pipe dream, fantasy, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering (2013)

by Tony Atkins, Marcel Escudier

(air pocket) A pocket of gas trapped at a high point in a liquid-filled piping system that restricts or even prevents flow. See also AIRBOUND; AIR—RELEASE VALVE; BLEED VALVE. 2. A air-standard cycles chamber between two systems at ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Military Terms (1918)

by Edward Samuel Farrow

See Air Pocket. Packet of Fire.— A dangerous position into which troops are drawn after local successes, and where the enemy may close in or penetrate from the right, left or rear. Pocket Pistol. — A small pistol intended to be carried 457 ...

Google previewInternational Dictionary of Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning (2006)

by Rehva,

légveszteség tüml'tetlense'g luchtlekkage f luchtverlies т wyplyw т powietrza w wyniku nieszczelnos'ci воздушная неплотность f ilrnavuoto luftläckage n air lock (see air pocket) air mixing unit luftblandeunit Luftmischer т unidad de mezcla ...

Google previewThe Dickson Baseball Dictionary (Third Edition) (2011)

by Paul Dickson

air pocket A mythical air current that causes a fielder to drop or misjudge a fly ball. See also “hit an air pocket.” airtight Said of a great defense; ...

Google previewHeinemann English Dictionary (2001)

by Martin Manser

air pocket noun a downward current of air causing an ...

Google previewIllustrated Engineering Dictionary (1999)

Bildwörterbuch Maschinenbau und Elektrotechnik by Heinz K. Flack, Georg Möllerke

Lufteintritt air lock Luftschleuse air outlet Luftaustritt air nozzle Luftduse air path Luftweg air pocket Luftblase air pollution Luftverunreinigung air pressure Luftdruck air switch Luftdruckschalter air resistance Luftwiderstand air shaft Luftschacht ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Travel and Tourism Terminology (2005)

by Allan Beaver

air pocket unpredictable area of low or high pressure, causing an aircraft in flight to ...

Google previewThe New Dickson Baseball Dictionary (1999)

A Cyclopedic Reference to More Than 7,000 Words, Names, Phrases, and Slang Expressions that Define the Game, Its Heritage, Culture, and Variations by Paul Dickson

air pocket A mythical air current that causes a fielder to drop a fly ball. airtight Said of a great defense; e.g., an "airtight infield" rarely allows batted balls to get through. 1st Use. 1910 (Baseball Magazine, Sept.; Edward J. Nichols) .

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