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Definition of the noun air pocket

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


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


"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 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 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 previewThe Pocket Oxford Dictionary and Thesaurus (2006)

by Elizabeth Jewell

a, b blister, air pocket, globule, ...

Google previewDictionary of Banking and Finance (2009)

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air pocket stock nies and the government Economists are studying the recent fall in aggregate demand. As incomes have risen, so has aggregate demand. aggregate risk aggregate risk /riət risk/ noun the risk which a bank runs in lending to a ...

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 previewConcise Encyclopedia of Plastics (2000)

by Donald V. Rosato, Marlene G. Rosato, D. V. Rosato

airplane See aircraft, air pocket, trapped An internal pocket of air or other gas; not A general condition as with porosity.

Google previewDictionary of Earth Science (2002)

by McGraw-Hill Education

{ 'er |par-sol } air pocket [METEOROL] An expression used in the early days of aviation for a downdraft; such downdrafts were thought to be pockets in which there was insufficient air to support the plane. { 'er |pak-et} airshed [GEOGR] The ...


by McGraw-Hill Education

{ er p ̈ar·səl } air pocket [METEOROL] An expression used in the early days of aviation for a downdraft; such downdrafts were thought to be pockets in which there was insufficient air to supporttheplane. {er p ̈ak·ət} air pollution [ECOL] The ...

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