bow wave


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bow wave

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Overtaking large vehicles can place you in their "bow wave" and this can cause instability of caravans which are badly loaded and/or being towed too fast.
When the downdrafts hit the surface, the outwash pushes away and ahead of the storm, often forming a bow wave that shows up on radar time lapses.
This vessel adopts Kawasaki's uniquely developed bow shape called SEA-Arrow, which significantly improves propulsion performance by minimizing bow wave resistance.
James Acton, co-director of the nuclear policy program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, noted that the Defense Department is facing a "bow wave" of expenditures on strategic forces.
Gauge the depth of it, avoid water more than 10cm (4in) deep and pay attention to warning signs/lights; | Remember that a foot of flowing water is enough to move the average family car - and just half of that is enough to knock you off your feet; | Drive slowly and steadily - don't make a bow wave. It takes only an egg cup's worth of water to get sucked into your engine for it to be wrecked; | Test your brakes as soon as you can after crossing a ford.
Some days, the fish will bow wave and chase after the skating action on the retrieve.
In 1970, George Chimonas (then at University of Toronto) deduced that a bow wave would form in the ionosphere--much like the wave created by a boat moving through water--as the Moon's supersonic shadow sped across Earth.
Skipper Nigel Patterson of the Sea Hunter boat said: "They followed us around for about half an hour playing in the bow wave.
This may be due to the motion of the host star plowing through the interstellar medium, like the bow wave from a boat crossing a lake.
As mentioned above, the previous research mainly focused on drogue detection and recognition, drogue 3D locating, docking control, bow wave effect analysis, and hose whipping control, while it did not involve the probe-drogue docking success probability estimation, which will be of great guiding significance to the decision making of PDARS in the engineering application of probe-drogue aerial refueling [5].