skywriting
noun Date: 1922 writing formed in the sky by means of a visible substance (as smoke) emitted from an airplane

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  • Skywriting — bei der Oshkosh Fly In (2008) Als Skywriting (im dt. als Himmelsschreiber bezeichnet) wird eine Form der Luftwerbung bezeichnet, bei der ein kleines Flugzeug eine vom Erdboden aus sichtbare Nachricht am Himmel hinterlässt. Dazu wird das Flugzeug… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • skywriting — [skī′rīt΄iŋ] n. the act or result of tracing words, figures, etc. in the sky by trailing smoke from an airplane in flight skywrite vi., vt. skywrote, skywritten skywriter n …   English World dictionary

  • Skywriting — writ large.The typical smoke generator consists of a pressurized container holding a low viscosity oil such as Chevron/Texaco Canopus 13 (formerly Corvus Oil ). The oil is injected into the hot exhaust manifold causing it to vaporize into a huge… …   Wikipedia

  • skywriting — /skuy ruy ting/, n. 1. the act or technique of writing against the sky with chemically produced smoke released from a maneuvering airplane. 2. the words, letters, designs, etc., so traced. [1920 25; SKY + WRITING] * * * …   Universalium

  • skywriting — noun Messages, left by leaving a trail of smoke from an airplane, that are visible from the ground …   Wiktionary

  • Skywriting — Røgskrift på himlen …   Danske encyklopædi

  • skywriting — n. process of writing in the sky using smoke discharged from an airplane …   English contemporary dictionary

  • skywriting — noun words in the form of smoke trails made by an aircraft, especially for advertising. Derivatives skywriter noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • skywriting — sky•writ•ing [[t]ˈskaɪˌraɪ tɪŋ[/t]] n. 1) aer. the act or technique of writing against the sky with artificial smoke released from a maneuvering airplane 2) the words, letters, designs, etc., so traced • Etymology: 1920–25 sky′write , v.i. v.t.… …   From formal English to slang

  • skywriting — /ˈskaɪraɪtɪŋ/ (say skuyruyting) noun 1. the act or practice of writing against the sky with chemically produced smoke released from an aeroplane. 2. the words, etc., thus traced. –skywriter, noun …   Australian English dictionary

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