Vertical Speed Indicator

Technology / Aviation / Vertical Speed Indicator: A panel instrument that gauges rate of climb or descent in feet-per-minute (fpm). Also Rate Of Climb Indicator.

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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Tropic Speed

Science / Tides and Currents / Tropic Speed: The greater flood or greater ebb speed at the time of tropic currents. MORE

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

Synchronous Speed

Technology / Motors / Synchronous Speed: The speed of the rotating magnetic field set up by the stator winding of an induction motor. In a synchronous motor the rotor locks into step with the rotating magnetic field, and the motor is said to MORE

Super Bowl Indicator

Business / Finance / Super Bowl Indicator: Growth industries in an economy that may become leaders in the market in the future. MORE

Spindle Speed

Business / Machine Shop / Spindle Speed: The RPM at which a machine is set. MORE

Turn and Bank Indicator

Technology / Aviation / Turn and Bank Indicator: Primary air-driven gyro instrument, a combined turn indicator and lateral inclinometer to show forces on an aircraft in banking turns. Also referred to as 'needle & ball' indicator, the needle as the MORE

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