coefficient of drag

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Noun1.coefficient of drag - the ratio of the drag on a body moving through air to the product of the velocity and the surface area of the body
coefficient - a constant number that serves as a measure of some property or characteristic
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Combine that with a 1,962-lb vehicle with a low coefficient of drag, and you come up with a car that has a top speed of 168 mph.
Summary: Long revered in the Middle East for its combination of performance, spaciousness and generous interior refinement, the Tahoe adds class-leading fuel efficiency to its list of capabilities, with a vehicle design that produces a low coefficient of drag (CD).
27 coefficient of drag while brake energy regeneration and low rolling resistance tyres all help to make the most of the 160bhp.
4-litre petrol engine is in use and a sliding U-shaped deck-lid extends from the rear of the vehicle at higher speeds for improved coefficient of drag.
And, despite having a slippery shape with a coefficient of drag factor of just 0.
The new body style returns a coefficient of drag of 0.
Synergetic effects generated between the hybrid system and the vehicle as a whole, including its one-of-the-best-in-the-world aerodynamic performances (with a coefficient of drag value of 0.
From the speed and direction of subsurface currents, Teague and his colleagues estimated the hurricane's wind speed and a parameter called the coefficient of drag, which describes how efficiently the wind's momentum transfers to surface waters.
Shoes For Crews makes a work shoe with a proprietary compound applied to the soles that the company says provides the highest slip coefficient of drag of any shoe.
And when it was tested in a wind tunnel the company's hunch was confirmed, with the lowest possible coefficient of drag, or air resistance, for a vehicle of its size.
The new Accord also features an aerodynamic design and resultant high fuel efficiency with a coefficient of drag value of 0.
This low coefficient of drag (LCD) patented technology is said to produce a durable, flexible and lightweight hose unparalleled in the material handling industry, according to the literature.

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