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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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The RMT has written to the Government demanding that guards and buffet cars be retained on all intercity services, with all train maintenance retained in-house.
THE BUFFET car on its side in this picture of the devastating Paddington rail crash was welded together from two coaches wrecked in the Southall train tragedy, it was claimed last night.
Tenders are invited for Mounting Arrangement Of Rolling Shutters In Store Room Of Ac Nac Hot Buffet Car Coachesas Per Lh56123
The union has been seeking assurances about staffing levels, jobs, buffet car facilities and maintenance on the new Super Express trains.
For PS5 per person discount quote code: KDP Buffet car available.
Price includes: Standard PS69pp/PS179 family - including a reserved seat at table for four First PS106pp/PS272 family - including morning coffee and Danish pastry, afternoon tea with a selection of finger sandwiches, scones, jam and cream Premier Dining PS176pp/PS483 family - including full English breakfast and a four course dinner silver served at your seat Buffet car available.
For pounds 229 I would expect someone scattering rose petals in front of me as they led me towards my carriage, while Take That sang in the buffet car.
The jobseekers performed a variety of jobs, including work on the railway extension project, fence-mending, general maintenance, and work in the shop and buffet car.
Of course, because my intended service had been scrapped, my reservations were no longer valid and chatting-on to strangers in the buffet car was all of a sudden on the agenda.
Each seat on the Voyagers has airline-style audio entertainment and each train boasts an on-board shop rather than the old-style buffet car.
Mr Gunson was trapped in the buffet car for more than an hour before being released by firefighters.
Tenders are invited for Lettering Inside For Ac Hot Buffet Car Lhbas Per Lh64100 Alt F W/O Item No 8,21,22,30.