Buffeting Buf"fet*ing, n. 1. A striking with the hand. [1913 Webster]

2. A succession of blows; continued violence, as of winds or waves; afflictions; adversity. [1913 Webster]

He seems to have been a plant of slow growth, but . . . fitted to endure the buffeting on the rudest storm. --Wirt. [1913 Webster]

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  • Buffeting — ist ein Phänomen der Aeroelastizität. Es ist die strukturelle Antwort der Flugzeugstruktur auf ein aerodynamisches Phänomen namens Buffet, eine instationäre (zeitlich variierende) Umströmung des Tragflügels. Buffet hat eine periodische Schwingung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • buffeting — ● buffeting nom masculin (anglais buffeting, coup) Vibration d origine aérodynamique qui affecte les gouvernes, les empennages et les ailes d un avion …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Buffeting — Buffet Buf fet, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Buffeted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Buffeting}.] [OE. buffeten, OF. buffeter. See the preceding noun.] 1. To strike with the hand or fist; to box; to beat; to cuff; to slap. [1913 Webster] They spit in his face and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • buffeting — Severe, pulsating force of wind. When you drive in a convertible with the top down, you will often experience this buffeting action of the wind. It is also noticeable when a vehicle is driven quickly with the windows down …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • buffeting — n. pounding; shaking of part or the whole airplane during flight due to strong winds; continued strong blows of winds or waves; act of hitting with the hand buf·fet || bÊŒfɪt n. sideboard for displaying and storing china and other objects; meal …   English contemporary dictionary

  • buffeting — noun Aeronautics irregular oscillation of part of an aircraft, caused by turbulence …   English new terms dictionary

  • buffeting — buf·fet·ing …   English syllables

  • buffeting — /ˈbʌfətɪŋ/ (say bufuhting) noun 1. a pushing or jostling, as by wind. 2. a series of physical or mental blows. 3. Aeronautics the vibration of all or part of an aircraft, induced by its own aerodynamic wake …   Australian English dictionary

  • buffeting — n. 1 a beating; repeated blows. 2 Aeron. an irregular oscillation, caused by air eddies, of any part of an aircraft …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hans Guido Mutke — s Me 262A on display at the Deutsches Museum Dr Hans Guido Mutke (25 March 1921 – 8 April 2004) was a fighter pilot for the German Luftwaffe during World War II. He was born in Neisse, Upper Silesia (now Nysa, Poland). It is claimed that Mutke… …   Wikipedia

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