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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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Most luxury restaurants and buffet restaurants at major hotels in Seoul have almost been fully booked for Christmas and year-end holidays, industry sources said Thursday.
STYLISH: the MinZu Buffet Restaurant; MINZU BUFFET RESTAURANT, Birmingham
Oriental Project Consultancy Ltd, owner of Big Wok, has invested more than pounds 500,000 in the restaurant, showing its confidence not only the popularity of specialist buffet restaurants but also in Birmingham itself.
A NEW Chinese buffet restaurant is opening next to the Clayton Square steps.
TEESSIDE'S first ever Indian buffet restaurant has opened its doors.
ACHINESE Buffet restaurant, located within an attractive Georgian property, is for sale.
SET in the heart of Liverpool city centre, Tso's Oriental Chinese Buffet Restaurant is the perfect place to begin your festive celebrations.
VENUE: Tso's Oriental Buffet Restaurant, St John's House, St John's Lane, off Queen Square, Liverpool (on the corner by Dr Duncan's pub).