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  • n. Attributive form of air resistance


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  • This could, it seems to me, be because the sling had a greater effective range, arrows losing their power to air-resistance after a while, and falling out of control onto their target, whereas a sling stone might build up a more dangerous speed just from falling.

    The Sling « Isegoria

  • That, along with spin and air-resistance, causes the curve swept out to deviate slightly from the expected perfect parabola.

    Newton's Third: Part Deux

  • All told, I seemed to have a good seven minutes of life left-ignoring air-resistance, to use your favorite phrase.

    Expedition to Earth

  • The silk floated aimlessly around me: I had expected some trace of air-resistance at this speed but there wasn't a sign of it.

    Expedition to Earth

  • The vessel belongs to the non-rigid class, but the whole of the suspension system is placed within the gas-bag, so that the air-resistance offered by ropes is virtually eliminated in its entirety, for the simple reason that practically no ropes are placed outside the envelope.

    Aeroplanes and Dirigibles of War

  • A full-rigged airship such as the Parseval, for instance, may present a picturesque appearance, but it is severely unscientific, inasmuch as if it were possible to eliminateor to reduce the air-resistance offered by the ropes, the speed efficiency might be raised by some sixty per cent and that without any augmentation of the propelling effort.

    Aeroplanes and Dirigibles of War

  • It means that the inertia-mass which increases with speed -- Einstein's stuff -- is not a property of matter, but of space, just as the air-resistance that increases when an airplane goes faster is a property of air and not of the plane.

    Operation: Outer Space

  • Friction and air-resistance in their case are practically nonexistent.

    The Patient Observer And His Friends

  • -- Cross-section of bed calorimeter, showing part of steel construction, also copper and zinc walls, food-aperture, and wall and air-resistance thermometers.

    Respiration Calorimeters for Studying the Respiratory Exchange and Energy Transformations of Man

  • -- Detail of air-resistance thermometer, showing method of mounting and wiring the thermometer.

    Respiration Calorimeters for Studying the Respiratory Exchange and Energy Transformations of Man


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