screeching


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screeching

[′skrēch·iŋ]
(aerospace engineering)
A form of combustion instability, especially in an afterburner, of relatively high frequency, characterized by a harsh, shrill noise.

screeching

A condition of combustion instability in a gas turbine engine or an afterburner that manifests as a screeching (shrill and high-pitched) noise.
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Screeching Weasel's roots stretch back more than 30 years, to the Northwest suburbs during the mid-1980s.
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the screeching into the of me the Hyundai "If he had hit the front of the car it would have been a different story.
She looks a state and sounds like a screeching banshe.
"I accept that the honorable member is an expert on screeching," responded David Mundell from the dispatch box without batting an eyelid.
"In the evenings we would hear screeching and it was a very weird and eerie sound," said Ms Underwood.
That's after screeching at fellow celebs for the heinous crime of trying to take a picture of her, and informing everyone in yet another bathroom that she saw poo in a toilet.
First, calm, nonconfrontational conversations about an issue as aggravating as "constant barking, whining, screeching, howling, braying" often do not go as smoothly as one might wish.
An hour later I returned to screeching three or four long screeches every twenty minutes in an attempt to mimic Zorro's old schedule.
Tommy Price, aged 75, said the plane bounced four times before screeching to a halt.
Rachel's suspicion instigated when the six-year-old African grey started screeching, 'Oh Claire, oh Claire' as she cuddled up to Andy on the sofa.