Airflow

  • (noun): The flow of air.
    Example: "She adjusted the fan so that the airflow was directed right at her"
    Synonyms: air flow, flow of air

Some articles on airflow:

Boeing X-53 Active Aeroelastic Wing - Design and Development - Aeroelasticity and Controls
... An aircraft maneuvers by deploying flight control surfaces into the airflow, which modify the lift of the surface they are attached to ... as a result of their movement, while some of it is due to Newtonian deflection of the airflow ... When the aileron is deployed, the airflow is deflected at a point well behind the center of lift ...
Mechanical Fan - Uncommon Types of Fan - Convective
... However, prior to the development of electricity, convective airflow was the primary method of inducing airflow in living spaces ... from the ceiling of a lower level to the floor of an upper level, to allow convective airflow to slowly rise up the building from one floor to the next ...
Chrysler Airflow
... The Chrysler Airflow is an automobile produced by the Chrysler Corporation from 1934 to 1937 ... The Airflow was one of the first full-size American production car to use streamlining as a basis for building a sleeker automobile, one less susceptible to air resistance ... effort at a fundamental change in automotive design with the Chrysler Airflow, but it was ultimately a huge commercial failure ...
Brisé Fans
... A hand-held fan is an implement used to induce an airflow for the purpose of cooling or refreshing oneself ... Any broad, flat surface waved back-and-forth will create a small airflow and therefore can be considered a rudimentary fan ... The movement of a hand-held fan provides cooling by increasing the airflow over the skin which in turn increases the evaporation rate of sweat droplets on the skin ...
De Soto Airflow
... The DeSoto Airflow was an automobile built by the Chrysler Corporation for sale through its DeSoto division during model years 1934, 1935 and 1936 ... DeSoto received the then-revolutionary Airflow model due to its price structure relationship to larger and more expensive Chrysler brand cars ... The 1934 Airflow models are recalled for their unique styling ...