air pocket

air pocket
воздушная яма (устаревший термин)

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  • air pocket — Air hole Air hole ([^a]r h[=o]l ). 1. A hole to admit or discharge air; specifically, a spot in the ice not frozen over. [1913 Webster] 2. (Founding) A fault in a casting, produced by a bubble of air; a blowhole. [1913 Webster] 3. (A[… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Air pocket — Air pock et (p[o^]k [e^]t). (aeronautics) A local region in the atmosphere having a downward movement and offering less than normal support for the sustaining surfaces of a flying machine, causing an airplane to drop suddenly. Same as {air hole} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • air pocket — air .pocket n 1.) a current of air that makes a plane suddenly move down 2.) a small area that becomes filled with air …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • air-pocket — airˈ pocket noun A region of rarefied or down flowing air, in which aircraft lose height • • • Main Entry: ↑air …   Useful english dictionary

  • air pocket — ► NOUN 1) a cavity containing air. 2) a region of low pressure causing an aircraft to lose height suddenly …   English terms dictionary

  • air pocket — n. an atmospheric condition that causes an aircraft to make a sudden, short drop while in flight; air hole …   English World dictionary

  • air pocket — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms air pocket : singular air pocket plural air pockets 1) an area where the air pressure is low that makes an aircraft fall suddenly to a lower level 2) a small enclosed area that becomes filled with air …   English dictionary

  • air pocket — An area of reduced pressure in the air in which the aircraft looses height rapidly and creates an illusion of absence of air to support the aircraft. The resultant effect is rather unpleasant. An air pocket can also produce the reverse effect,… …   Aviation dictionary

  • air pocket — air′ pock et n. mer aer. a nearly vertical air current that can cause an aircraft to lose altitude suddenly • Etymology: 1910–15 …   From formal English to slang

  • Air Pocket Stock — A stock that experiences a sudden drop, similar to a plane hitting an air pocket. Air pocket stocks are usually the result of investors reacting to negative news. This is almost always caused by shareholders selling because of unexpected bad news …   Investment dictionary

  • air pocket, air bell —    1. An enclosed air space between the water surface and the roof of a cave [10].    2. Part of a flooded passage where the ceiling rises above the water level to create an air pocket isolated from the rest of the cave [9] …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

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