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change in attitude or direction 360 , about-face , turnaround , U-turn , volte-face
nautical direction abeam , aft , alee , aport , leeside
noun expressing direction from or cause in some Indo-European languages ablative
in another direction about
electric current that reverses direction sinusoidally AC , alternating current
current that reverses its direction periodically, electrical AC , alternating current
(acoustics) the pressure exerted on a surface normal to the direction of propagation of a sound wave acoustic radiation pressure
direction and supervision aegis , auspices
agitated style as a musical direction agitato
direction or path along which something moves or along which it lies aim , bearing , heading
without specific direction aimless
wind direction indicator air sock , wind cone , windsock , wind sock
truncated cloth cone mounted on a mast; used (e.g., at airports) to show the direction of the wind air-sleeve , air sock , drogue , sock , wind cone , wind sleeve , wind sock , windsock
religious belief that between creature and creator no similarity can be found so great but that the dissimilarity is always greater; language can point in the right direction but any analogy between God and humans will always be inadequate analogy , doctrine of analogy
muscular action of the alimentary tract in a direction opposite to peristalsis anastalsis
gauge for recording the speed and direction of wind anemometer , wind gage , wind gauge
measuring wind speed and direction anemometry
acute angle between the direction of the undisturbed relative wind and the chord of an airfoil angle of attack
point opposite in direction from the solar apex; the point the solar system is moving away from antapex
rotor consisting of a rotating airfoil on the tail of a single-rotor helicopter; keeps the helicopter from spinning in the direction opposite to the rotation of the main rotor anti-torque rotor , tail rotor
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