shock front
noun Date: 1949 the advancing edge of a shock wave

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  • Shock Front — For the type of wave, see shockwave. Infobox Album | Name = Shock Front Type = Album Artist = converter (music) Released = November 22, 1999 Recorded = 1999 Genre = Power Noise Length = 70:15 Label = Ant Zen Producer = Converter Reviews = *… …   Wikipedia

  • shock front — the forward boundary surface of a shock wave. [1945 50] * * * shock front, the outer part of a shock wave, at which pressure reaches the highest point: »By spreading out the shock front…it should be possible not only to make the bang less intense …   Useful english dictionary

  • shock front — smūgio bangos frontas statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Riba tarp slėgio, susidarančio nuo sprogimo (ore, vandenyje ar žemėje), ir aplinkui esančios atmosferos, vandens ar žemės. atitikmenys: angl. pressure front; shock front pranc. front de… …   NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • shock front — smūgio bangos frontas statusas T sritis apsauga nuo naikinimo priemonių apibrėžtis Slėgio, kurį sukūrė orinis (paviršinis, povandeninis ar požeminis) sprogimas, riba sudrumstoje atmosferoje, vandenyje ar žemėje. Dar vadinamas slėgio frontu.… …   Apsaugos nuo naikinimo priemonių enciklopedinis žodynas

  • shock front — i. A shock wave regarded as the forward surface of a fluid region having characteristics different from those of the region ahead of the wave. ii. The front side of a shock wave …   Aviation dictionary

  • shock front — the forward boundary surface of a shock wave. [1945 50] * * * …   Universalium

  • shock front — The boundary between the pressure disturbance created by an explosion (in air, water, or earth) and the ambient atmosphere, water, or earth …   Military dictionary

  • Shock wave — Bombshock redirects here. For the Transformers character, see Micromasters#Bombshock. For other uses, see shockwave. Schlieren photograph of an attached shock on a sharp nosed supersonic body. A shock wave (also called shock front or simply shock …   Wikipedia

  • Shock tube — A shock tube is a device used primarily to study gas phase combustion reactions. Shock tubes (and related shock tunnels) can also be used to study aerodynamic flow under a wide range of temperatures and pressures that are difficult to obtain in… …   Wikipedia

  • front de choc — smūgio bangos frontas statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Riba tarp slėgio, susidarančio nuo sprogimo (ore, vandenyje ar žemėje), ir aplinkui esančios atmosferos, vandens ar žemės. atitikmenys: angl. pressure front; shock front pranc. front de… …   NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

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