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, density, and pressure. Compare CALIBRATED AIR SPEED and INDICATED AIR SPEED.

Other Words for Air

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

True Adjective Synonyms: exactly, correctly, geographically
True Verb Synonyms: truly, truthfully, honestly, accurately, candidly, frankly, sincerely, straightforwardly
True Noun Synonyms: accurate, correct, truthful, faithful, literal, authentic, veracious, actual, factual, realistic, genuine, right, valid, unelaborated, unvarnished, unadulterated, verified, verifiable
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Light Sport Aircraft

Technology / Aviation / Light Sport Aircraft: Special FAA certification class (LSA) for an aircraft other than a helicopter or powered-lift—single-engine aircraft, airship, balloon, GLIDER, GYROCOPTER, ROTORCRAFT, weight-shift-control aircraft. 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

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

Lighter-Than-Air Craft (LTAC)

Technology / Aviation / Lighter-Than-Air Craft (LTAC): Generally referring to powered blimps and dirigibles, but often also includes free balloons. MORE

Lone Pair

Science / Chemistry / Lone Pair: Electrons that are not involved in bonding. MORE

Maritime Air Mass

Science / Weather / Maritime Air Mass: An air mass influenced by the sea. It is a secondary characteristic of an air mass classification, signified by the small 'm' before the primary characteristic, which is based on source region. For ex MORE

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