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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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Eat something comparatively healthful before going to an all-you-can-eat buffet
It was predicted that Taiwanese adolescents' contingent orientation is associated with their preferences for all-you-can-eat buffet.
Rich in history and heritage, Bonanza and Ponderosa Steakhouses have offered customers flame-grilled steaks, chicken and seafood with an All-You-Can-Eat buffet for more than three decades.
Not a great start for people about to dig into an all-you-can-eat buffet of fatty dips, brie, quiche, tarts, chocolate-dipped strawberries, fruitcakes, and more.
ZADIE SMITH'S 2000 debut novel ``White Teeth'' was an ebullient, generous all-you-can-eat buffet of a book, taking a hearty wallow in multicultural London and having fun at the expense of assimilation and its discontents.
PLANO, Texas -- Ponderosa Steakhouse and Bonanza Steakhouse, famous for their All-You-Can-Eat buffet, are adding entree platters to the menu to create a brand new customer experience.
THE power plate sounds like something the old Gary Barlow would have taken up to an all-you-can-eat buffet.
The steakhouses will now offer a 1/2 pound Choice Sirloin with All-You-Can-Eat buffet for $9.
Now a local restaurant has offered "Lardel" a free all-you-can-eat buffet every time he scores.
I need them, as the Scouts - thinking about the all-you-can-eat buffet that is our dinner plan - fly down the mountain.
At IT'Z guests will enjoy an all-you-can-eat buffet featuring hand-tossed salads, stone-fired pizza, freshly sauteed pastas, steamy baked potatoes, hot soups and a variety of homemade desserts.
For the Harrison Wolf family food is anything they can carry in their backpacks while their hosts prefer the all-you-can-eat buffet.