a portable device filled with compressed air and used in cases of asphyxia or the like.
. noun another name for epiphyte n. 1840, perhaps via French aerophyte, from aero- + -phyte “plant.” aerophyte (âr’ə-fīt’) See epiphyte.
aeropiesotherapy aeropiesotherapy aer·o·pi·e·so·ther·a·py (âr’ō-pī-ē’sō-thěr’ə-pē) n. The treatment of disease using compressed or rarified air.
- Aeroplane cloth
noun a strong fabric made from cotton, linen, and nylon yarns, used for some light aircraft fuselages and wings a similar lightweight fabric used for clothing
- Aeroplane rule
aeroplane rule convention “Complexity increases the possibility of failure; a twin-engine aeroplane has twice as many engine problems as a single-engine aeroplane.” By analogy, in both software and electronics, the implication is that simplicity increases robustness and that the right way to build reliable systems is to put all your eggs in one basket, after […]
- Aeroplane spin
noun a wrestling attack in which a wrestler lifts his opponent onto his shoulders and spins around, leaving the opponent dizzy