aerodynamics dealing with conditions where there are significant heat exchanges in gases or significant thermal effects between gas and solid surfaces, as in very high-speed, generally supersonic flight.
(functioning as sing) the study of the exchange of heat between solids and gases, esp of the heating effect on aircraft flying through the air at very high speeds
- Aerotitis media
temporary deafness and pain arising from traumatic inflammation of the middle ear, caused by a rapid change in barometric pressure, as a rise in ambient cabin pressure in an aircraft descending from high altitude for landing. aerotitis media aer·o·ti·tis me·di·a (âr’ə-tī’tĭs mē’dē-ə) n. An acute or chronic traumatic inflammation of the middle ear caused by […]
to (an aircraft) through the air. the act of aerotowing.
an experimental high-speed that rides on a cushion of air over a concrete guide track in the shape of an inverted T and is propelled by one or more propellers or jet engines.