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buffet

aerodynamic excitation of an aircraft structure by separated flows

Buffet

Bernard . 1928--99, French painter and engraver. His works are characterized by sombre tones and thin angular forms

buffet

i. An irregular oscillation of an aircraft caused at the moment of stall, at very high angles of attack, and in some subsonic aircraft when flying at very high Mach numbers caused by eddy formation and separation of boundary layer.
ii. The knocking about sustained by an aircraft surface when severe turbulence or gust conditions are encountered.
iii. As used in parachuting, it means longitudinal oscillations of the body during free fall caused by holding the arms too high and the legs too straight.
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Our All-You-Can-Eat Baby Back Ribs offer is a great way to enjoy real barbeque whether you're a hard-core carnivore or barbeque novice.
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And now hungry guests have the option of an all-you-can-eat holiday buffet at the park, an elegant, all-you-can-eat feast at the Radisson Resort or a scrumptious take-home Thanksgiving Banquet-In-A-Box for six to eight people.
A NEW all-you-can-eat Japanese buffet has opened its first Birmingham restaurant at the Arcadian Centre.
In 1950, in a small supper club in Stevens Point, Wisconsin, Swanson introduced the first all-you-can-eat salad bar.
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