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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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The Parkview, the buffet restaurant at Shilla Hotel, said it has been fully booked until Dec.
Khushi Indian Buffet Restaurant is now open on Cumberland Road in Linthorpe.
From satay to stir fry, from spring rolls to spare ribs and from sweet and sour to soy sauce - every thing you need to go Oriental at Birmingham's first specialist buffet restaurant, Big Wok.
The company, which operates 390 buffet restaurants nationwide, also plans to open steakhouses in Long Beach and Bakersfield this year.
Tony is clearly the right person to take the leadership of Buffets, accelerate the transformation of our family buffet restaurants and position our company for a new era of profitable growth and success.
the nation's largest steak buffet restaurant company, currently operates 644 restaurants in 39 states and franchises 17 buffet restaurants in 7 states.