lighter than air


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lighter than air

adj (lighter-than-air when prenominal)
1. (General Physics) having a lower density than that of air
2. (Aeronautics) of or relating to an aircraft, such as a balloon or airship, that depends on buoyancy for support in the air
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So the airship could be made either heavier or lighter than air, and losses of weight through the consumption of fuel, the casting of bombs and so forth, could also be compensated by admitting air to sections of the general gas-bag.
He said that LPG is heavier than air, therefore, it causes an explosion if leaked while CNG is lighter than air that it finds its way out of the vehicle preventing any incident.
He said LPG was heavier than air; therefore, it causes an explosion if leaked while CNG is lighter than air and it finds its way out of the vehicle preventing any incident.
Under the contracted maintenance, modification, aircrew and related services contract, Leidos will provide aviation logistical services for fixed-wing, rotary-wing, unmanned aircraft vehicles, and lighter than air vehicles, as well as integrally related systems and weapon systems.
To Get Sample Copy of Report Click here @ https://www.mrrse.com/sample/2229 Airships are lighter than air (LTA) airships.
However, LNG is mainly composed of methane, which has a specific gravity of of about 0.64, which is lighter than air. In the event of a leak, the diffusion speed is faster.
Being lighter than air can result in a host of issues as a cat can get carried away (literally) by life.
While that brought a quick and abrupt end to the airships, a crucial difference between then and now is that Zeppelins used hydrogen, a gas lighter than air but highly flammable.
The awarded contract will encompass the sale of or purchase of previously owned, various types, makes and models of aircraft, hot air balloons, gliders, and lighter than air aircraft.
All of this has been driven by the growing concern amongst governments, organisations and Individuals over the consumption of natural resources, which, states HAV, "naturally leads to aerostatic (lighter than air) principles to reduce both the energy cost and the financial operating cost of some of our transport requirements".
It is alleged they received and handled stolen bikes that included a Specialized Roubiax, valued at PS2,000, a Pearson Lighter than Air valued at PS3,000, and a Storck Fenomalist cycle frame estimated to be worth PS2,400.
However, since it is lighter than air, it could be used to fill balloons which could be towed, perhaps using an airship, to exactly where it is required, be it a power station or a local distribution centre for household use.