heat barrier

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heat barrier

n
(Aeronautics) another name for thermal barrier
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Noun1.heat barrier - a limit to high speed flight imposed by aerodynamic heating
limit, bound, boundary - the greatest possible degree of something; "what he did was beyond the bounds of acceptable behavior"; "to the limit of his ability"
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Every residence in Jasmine, Cordova Estates and Catania is Energy Star qualified and includes energy efficient air conditioning systems, low-E windows, vinyl window frames and Radiant Heat Barriers inside each roof.
The oven employs heat barriers for a controlled reflow zone, with a cross-belt temperature uniformity of [+ or -] 2[degrees]C for belt widths up to 91.
One limitation: these heat barriers block or limit passage of water vapor, and under humid conditions can turn the sleeping bag into a virtual sweat box.