Air Speed Indicator

Technology / Aviation / Air Speed Indicator: An instrument or device that measures the air speed of an aircraft through an air mass, but not its ground speed.

Other Words for Air

Air Noun Synonyms: atmosphere, ambience, aura, climate, feeling, sense, mood, quality
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Other Words for Indicator

Indicator Noun Synonyms: pointer, needle, gauge, meter, display
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Other Words for Speed

Speed Adjective Synonyms: hasten, make haste, hurry, rush, charge, dart, bolt, shoot, run, race, sprint, fly, streak, scurry, tear, hustle, scramble, scamper, career, bowl along, go or fly like the wind, go hell for leather, go like a bat out of hell, belt along, step on it
Speed Noun Synonyms: rapidity, fleetness, quickness, speediness, swiftness, velocity, dispatch or despatch, hurry, hurriedness, haste, hastiness, celerity, alacrity, expeditiousness, expedition, briskness, promptness, timeliness, suddenness, precipitateness, precipitousness,
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True Air Speed (TAS)

Technology / Aviation / True Air Speed (TAS): Because an air speed indicator indicates true air speed only under standard sea-level conditions, true air speed is usually calculated by adjusting an Indicated Air speed according to temperature, den MORE

Indicated Airspeed (IAS)

Technology / Aviation / Indicated Airspeed (IAS): A direct instrument reading obtained from an air speed indicator uncorrected for altitude, temperature, atmospheric density, or instrument error. Compare CALIBRATED AIRSPEED and TRUE AIRSPEED. MORE

Lenair Technique

Health / Massage / Lenair Technique: This energy medicine therapy abates addictions, compulsions, fears, phobias, and stress-related problems with a hands-on, noninvasive treatment. It employs electromagnetic and bioelectrical modalities MORE

Leading Economic Indicators

Business / Finance / Leading Economic Indicators: Economic series that tend to rise or fall in advance of the rest of the economy. MORE

Laminar-Flow Airfoil

Technology / Aviation / Laminar-Flow Airfoil: A low-drag airfoil designed to maintain laminar (smooth, continuous) flow over a high percentage of the CHORD about itself. Often relatively thin, especially along the leading edge, with most of its b MORE

Lens Speed

Entertainment / Photography / Lens Speed: Largest lens opening (smallest f-number) at which a lens can be set. A fast lens transmits more light and has a larger opening than a slow lens. Determined by the maximum aperture of the lens in relat MORE

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