aeronautical flutter

aeronautical flutter

[e·rə′nȯd·ə·kəl ′fləd·ər]
(fluid mechanics)
An aeroelastic, self-excited vibration in which the external source of energy is the airstream and which depends on the elastic, inertial, and dissipative forces of the system in addition to the aerodynamic forces. Also known as flutter.
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As water rushes by on retrieval, a little-known principle called aeronautical flutter causes the tail to wag left and right, as if the lure were propelling itself: with its tail.
As water rashes by on retrieval, a little-known principle called aeronautical flutter causes the tail to wag left and right, as if the lure were propelling itself with its tail.

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