windblast


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wind·blast

 (wĭnd′blăst′)
n.
1. An exceedingly strong gust of wind.
2. The damaging effect of air friction on a pilot ejected from a high-speed aircraft.

windblast

(ˈwɪndˌblæst)
n
1. (Physical Geography) a strong gust of wind
2. (Mining & Quarrying) mining a strong gust of air or gas caused by a collapse in a mine
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The instructor pilot took control and started a climb while attempting to determine condition of the student pilot and slowing below 225 KIAS to minimize windblast.
Ride off, and its free-revving nature urges you to short-shift through the solid but reasonably precise box up to a relaxed sixth at 80mph, at which point, in my case, the headlight shroud fought heroically but didn't quite succeed in keeping the windblast off.
It focused on a New South Wales longwall mine examining a strategy to use hydraulic fracturing to manage potential windblast and periodic caving hazards associated with the mine's conglomerate strata.
In addition, the LG Titan boasts superior cooling power, rapidly reducing the indoor temperature to the user's desired level through optimized cooling functions such as the 20m windblast and jet cool II.
The windblast through the canopy made it difficult for the crew to talk using the intercom system, so they initially communicated by shaking the control stick.
Despite most owners never taking them anywhere near a racetrack, these latest high-spec versions of naked machines make great track machines - as long as your neck muscles can withstand the windblast on the straights as there's nothing to deflect it.
Power tails off as you approach the higher echelons of the rev range, with a top speed of around 130mph, although you won't want to go much faster than 90mph, as windblast is literally a pain in the neck on naked bikes.
Collapsing infrastructure and traumas sustained by windblast are tertiary effects.
The riding position is close to perfect; the fairing does a good job of keeping you safe from the windblast at highway speeds while mirrors are large and mostly vibe free, giving you a clear picture of what's behind.
This is exactly what you need about town and on our stop-start roads; the lack of fairing to protect from windblast makes top speeds redundant anyway.
But I need to crouch down to get behind the screen and away from the windblast.
With the top down, refinement is superb and occupants are extremely well isolated from windblast thanks to tall side windows and elevated rear roll-over bars that double as wind diffusers.