Airy

  • 81Airy (cratère martien) — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Airy. Airy est un cratère d impact de 41 km de diamètre situé sur la planète Mars par 5,1°S et 0,1° E, au nord ouest de Noachis Terra et au sud de Meridiani Planum, dans les quadrangles de Margaritifer Sinus …

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  • 82Airy (lunar crater) — lunar crater data latitude=18.1 N or S=S longitude=5.7 E or W=E diameter=37 km depth=1.8 km colong=354 eponym=George B. AiryAiry is a lunar impact crater located in the southern highlands. It forms the southern most member of a chain of craters… …

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  • 83Airy (cráter) — El cráter Airy, nombrado en honor del astrónomo George Biddell Airy, puede referirse a: Airy (cráter lunar), ubicado en el Cuadrángulo LQ20. Airy (cráter marciano), ubicado en el Meridiani Planum. Airy 0, cráter ubicado al interior del anterior,… …

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  • 84Airy, Sir George Biddell — ▪ British astronomer born July 27, 1801, Alnwick, Northumberland, Eng. died Jan. 2, 1892, Greenwich, London       English scientist who was astronomer royal from 1835 to 1881.       Airy graduated from Trinity College, Cambridge, in 1823. He… …

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  • 85Airy , Sir George Biddell — (1801–1892) British astronomer Airy, the son of a tax collector, was born in Alnwick in the north east of England. He attended school in Colchester before going to Cambridge University in 1819. He met with early success, producing a mathematical… …

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  • 86Airy-Scheibchen — Berechnetes Beugungsbild im Fernfeld hinter einer Kreisblende. Beugungsscheibchen entstehen bei der Beugung eines Lichtstrahls an einer Blende. Ist die Blende kreisförmig, beobachtet man ein zentrales Maximum, umgeben von Ringen abnehmender Licht …

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  • 87airy-fairy — /air ee fair ee/, adj. 1. Informal. a. delicate or lovely: an airy fairy actress; an airy fairy nightgown. b. not based on reality or concerned with mundane affairs; unrealistic: airy fairy ideas about spending a fortune that isn t even his. 2.… …

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  • 88Airy Glacier — The Airy Glacier (coord|69|13|S|66|20|W|type:glacier region:AQ|display=inline,title) is a glacier 20 miles (32 km) long and 6 miles (10 km) wide, flowing west to the northeast portion of Forster Ice Piedmont, near the west coast of the Antarctic… …

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  • 89Airy-Formel — Die Airy Formel, benannt nach dem Mathematiker und Astronom George Biddell Airy, gibt den Verlauf der transmittierten Intensität elektromagnetischer Strahlung in Abhängigkeit von deren Wellenlänge z. B. in einem Fabry Perot Interferometer an …

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  • 90airy-fairy — ADJ GRADED (disapproval) If you describe someone s ideas as airy fairy, you are critical of them because you think the ideas are vague, impractical, and unrealistic. [BRIT] ...their airy fairy principles …

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  • 91airy-fairy — /ˌɛəri ˈfɛəri/ (say .airree fairree) adjective Colloquial 1. light and delicate; whimsical; fanciful. 2. lacking sufficient substance or realism: airy fairy plans. {from airy, fairy Lilian of Tennyson s poem Lilian (1830) …

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  • 92Airy spirals — Erio spiralės statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. Airy spirals vok. Airysche Spiralen, f rus. спирали Эри, f pranc. spirales d’Airy, f …

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  • 93airy-fairy — mod. insubstantial; of wishful thinking. □ Haven t you outgrown that kind of airy fairy thinking yet? □ I don’t care to hear any more of your airy fairy ideas …

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  • 94airy-fairy — adjective Date: 1850 1. chiefly British delicate, fairylike 2. chiefly British lacking substance or purpose < in…an airy fairy, unserious, insufficiently careful fashion Times Lite …

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  • 95Airy-Punkt — Die Bessel Punkte (nach Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel) sind die optimalen Positionen der Auflager eines gleichmäßig belasteten Balkens oder Bretts. Verbiegung eines gleichmäßig belasteten Balkens für verschiedene Paare von Auflagepunkten. Die blaue&#8230; …

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  • 96Airy disc — /air ee/, Optics. the bright central part of the diffraction pattern of light from a point source that is diffracted by a circular aperture. [named after Sir George Biddel Airy (1801 92)] * * * …

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  • 97airy-fairy — not real, impractical, pie in the sky    Sell flying saucers to little gray people? That s too airy fairy for me! …

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  • 98airy-fairy — British, informal not practical or not useful in real situations. She s talking about selling her house and buying an old castle in Ireland. It all sounds a bit airy fairy to me …

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  • 99airy fairy — adjective BrE not very clear or practical; vague: airy fairy ideas …

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  • 100airy-fairy — air′y fair′y adj. 1) cvb brit. delicate or lovely 2) brit. unrealistic: airy fairy ideas about winning the sweepstakes[/ex] • Etymology: 1830 …

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