drag+weight

  • 1 Drag racing — Drag racer and Drag race redirect here. For other uses, see Drag racing (disambiguation). The Christmas tree counting down at SIR. Note the blinder, to prevent the driver from being distracted by the light for the other lane. Drag racing is a… …

    Wikipedia

  • 2 Drag Racer (video game) — Drag Racer Developer(s) Phantom Games, XMG Studio Publisher(s) Phantom Games, XMG Studio Platform(s) Adobe Flash, iPod Touch, iPhone, iPad …

    Wikipedia

  • 3 Drag — Drag, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dragged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dragging}.] [OE. draggen; akin to Sw. dragga to search with a grapnel, fr. dragg grapnel, fr. draga to draw, the same word as E. draw. ? See {Draw}.] 1. To draw slowly or heavily onward; to… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Weight distribution — is the apportioning of weight within a vehicle, especially cars, airplanes, and watercraft.Weight distribution affects a variety of vehicle characteristics, including handling, acceleration, traction, and component life. Ideal weight distribution …

    Wikipedia

  • 5 Drag pageantry — Cross dressing History of cross dressing Breeches role · Breeching Travesti · In film and television …

    Wikipedia

  • 6 drag down — verb exert a force with a heavy weight The snow bore down on the roof • Syn: ↑bear down, ↑bear down on, ↑press down on, ↑weigh down • Hypernyms: ↑press • Verb Frames …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 7 Drag freight — A drag freight is a slow, high tonnage railroad train, often carrying commodities such as coal or ore. Compared to Fast freight[disambiguation needed  ] trains, drag freight trains have a very low power to weight ratio, making them somewhat… …

    Wikipedia

  • 8 To drag an anchor — Drag Drag, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dragged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dragging}.] [OE. draggen; akin to Sw. dragga to search with a grapnel, fr. dragg grapnel, fr. draga to draw, the same word as E. draw. ? See {Draw}.] 1. To draw slowly or heavily onward;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9 Lift-to-drag ratio — In aerodynamics, the lift to drag ratio, or L/D ratio ( ell over dee in the US, ell dee in the UK), is the amount of lift generated by a wing or vehicle, divided by the drag it creates by moving through the air. A higher or more favorable L/D… …

    Wikipedia

  • 10 Lift-induced drag — In aerodynamics, lift induced drag, induced drag, vortex drag, or sometimes drag due to lift, is a drag force that occurs whenever a moving object redirects the airflow coming at it. This drag force occurs in airplanes due to wings or a lifting… …

    Wikipedia

  • 11 induced drag — That part of total drag caused by the same aerodynamic factors that produce lift. Total drag is the sum of the parasite drag and the induced drag. Induced drag is dependent on the airfoil shape, its lift coefficient (CL 2 ), velocity (1/V2 ),… …

    Aviation dictionary

  • 12 Rope drag — In rock climbing, rope drag is the friction felt when pulling a rope through a number of pieces of protection, or over rock prominences. It is exacerbated by having great numbers of anchor placements, and especially if they form a zig zag rather… …

    Wikipedia

  • 13 Polymer turbulence drag reduction — In 1948 Toms discovered by experiments that the addition of a small amount of polymer into a turbulent Newtonian solvent (parts per million by weight), whichresults in a Non Newtonian fluid solution, can reduce the skin fictional drag on a… …

    Wikipedia

  • 14 vortex drag — That part of total drag caused by the same aerodynamic factors that produce lift. Vortex drag is dependent on the airfoil shape, its lift coefficient (CL 2), velocity (1/V 2), weight (W 2), and aspect ratio (1/A). Also called induced drag …

    Aviation dictionary

  • 15 Origin of avian flight — The Berlin Archaeopteryx, one of the earliest known birds. Evolution of flight redirects here. See also flying and gliding animals and insect flight. Around 350 BCE, Aristotle and other philosophers of the time were attempting to explain the… …

    Wikipedia

  • 16 Hindrance — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Hindrance >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 prevention prevention preclusion obstruction stoppage Sgm: N 1 embolus embolus Sgm: N 1 interruption interruption interception interclusion| Sgm: N 1 hindrance …

    English dictionary for students

  • 17 Drop tank — A 330 US gallons (1,200 L) Sargent Fletcher drop tank being moved across the flight deck of an Aircraft carrier In aeronautics, a drop tank (external tank, wing tank, or belly tank) is used to describe auxiliary fuel tanks externally carried …

    Wikipedia

  • 18 Tailless aircraft — A tailless aircraft (often tail less) traditionally has all its horizontal control surfaces on its main wing surface. It has no horizontal stabilizer either tailplane or canard foreplane (nor does it have a second wing in tandem arrangement). A… …

    Wikipedia

  • 19 List of aerospace engineering topics — This page aims to list all articles related to the specific discipline of aerospace engineering. For a broad overview of engineering, see List of engineering topics. For biographies, see List of engineers.compactTOC NOTOC AAblation cascade… …

    Wikipedia

  • 20 Falconry training and technique — Training raptors (birds of prey) is a complex undertaking. Books containing hundreds of pages of information and advice by experienced falconers are still rudimentary at best.Many important details vary between individual raptors, species of… …

    Wikipedia