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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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In a 2013 consumer behavioral science study at Cornell University, observers watched more than 300 people at 24 all-you-can-eat Chinese restaurant buffets.
Their bandwidth is being consumed, saturated, and that is why they are moving away from all-you-can-eat plans," de Silva said of telecom carriers.
What to do: If you're at an all-you-can-eat buffet and are watching your weight, watch your eating behavior.
In recent years, all-you-can-eat buffet has become a prevailing pattern in the diet market of Taiwan.
When ready to dine, The Mirage offers a wide variety of options ranging from Cravings, the ultimate all-you-can-eat dining experience to New York's famous Carnegie Dell and Samba Brazilian Steakhouse serving Rodizio-style dishes.
To look for the long-term benefits of a feed-me signal, Gobin's group pampered some larvae with all-you-can-eat crickets and fruit flies but fed others only twice a week.
2) BRAIN Calculating his distance every 18 seconds--from the nearest all-you-can-eat barbecue.
Whether it's Al "And justice for All" Pacino chewing scenery like Marlon Brando at an all-you-can-eat buffet, Tom "A Few Good Men" Cruise unconvincingly demanding "the truth," or Julia "Erin Brockovich" Roberts foul-mouthedly unearthing alleged corporate misdeeds, such films glamorize the very profession that supports attorneys general with nothing better to do than intimidate and harass an industry that has broken no laws.
Ever since the concept of the all-you-can-eat buffet was conceived in the US, their larger than life people have been just that.
Here lies satisfaction for any carnivore, be it an all-you-can-eat rib night for $12.
We were greeted by Sandy, who encouraged us to fill our bellies at the all-you-can-eat bullet ($5.
Despite its all-you-can-eat menu, Rodizio Grill's prices are reasonable.