Technology / Aviation / Accelerated Stall
Accelerated Stall: Any stall made to occur at other than 1g.
Secondary Stall: Any stall resulting from pulling back too soon and too hard while recovering from any other stall. Usually a HIGH-SPEED or ACCELERATED STALL.
Modified Accelerated Cost Recovery System (MACRS): A 1986 act that set out rules for the depreciation of qualifying assets, allowing for greater acceleration over longer periods of time.
Installment Sale: Also known as an agreement of sale or a land contract. This is a method of reporting capital gains by installments for successive tax years to minimize the impact of capital gains tax in the . . . View Full Definition
Installment Note: A note which provides that payments of a certain sum or amount be paid in more than one payment on the dates specified in the instrument.
Pedestalling: The raising or lowering of the camera on the vertical post of the camera support. Pedestal is also the term given to the moveable camera support (the shaft in the center of a dolly) used in . . . View Full Definition
Recrystallization: A solid state reaction in which the atoms of existing crystals within a rock are reorganized in response to heat and/or pressure. The recrystallized mineral grains are typically larger in si . . . View Full Definition
Stall: (1) Sudden loss of lift when the angle of attack increases to a point where the flow of air breaks away from a wing or airfoil, causing it to drop. (2) A maneuver initiated by the steep rais . . . View Full Definition
X-Ray Crystallography: Determination of three dimensional arrangement of atoms in a crystal by analysis of x-ray diffraction patterns.
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