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buffet

aerodynamic excitation of an aircraft structure by separated flows

Buffet

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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 non-strategist does this at the buffet: He or she starts piling various dishes on the plate quickly without rhyme or reason, in large quantities, trying pretty much everything out.
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.
MANAMA: Bahrain Cinema Company, market leader in the entertainment industry in Bahrain, also known as Cineco, now offers customers an exciting new breakfast buffet at the Seef branch of its flagship restaurant chain Rendezvous.
Mr Hu said his company had taken on four Damon's staff and were now training them at other Chinese Buffets.
But when you're away, there's usually time to relax and tuck in to those sumptuous morning buffets - and maybe enjoy some of the treats you'd never have at home.
Usually designed as buffets, iftar offers a variety of options with cuisine that ranges from local favourites to popular international dishes.
At food buffets, the order in which the options are presented affects what ends up on your plate, according to a study conducted by Drs.