coffin corner


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coffin corner

[′kȯ·fən ‚kȯr·nər]
(aerospace engineering)
The range of Mach numbers between the buffeting Mach number and the stalling Mach number within which an aircraft must be operated.
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Ohio State University, 1996), 64-104; Bob Gill and Ted Maher, "Not Only the Ball Was Brown: Black Players in Minor League Football, 1933-46," The Coffin Corner 5 (Spring 1989): 12-14.
As it moved round the bend with the river-flow pulling it - at the stretch known locally as Coffin Corner because of its effective record of fish - I saw a silver flash just where my fly was swimming.
Punting to a coffin corner can help narrow the area to be covered and put the ball out of bounds inside the 10-yard-line.
The flies I was casting were sweeping across the river and as they were skimming around the far corner of the pool - known as coffin corner - I felt a heavy weight on my line; I knew it was a big fish.
The scouts absolutely look at how good you are at coffin corners,'' Davis said.