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Meaning of "ground effect" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GROUND EFFECT

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GROUND EFFECT

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conjunction
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Ground effect is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES GROUND EFFECT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of ground effect in the English dictionary

The definition of ground effect in the dictionary is the improvement to the aerodynamic qualities of a low-slung motor vehicle resulting from a cushion of air beneath it.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GROUND EFFECT

ground bass
ground beef
ground beetle
ground bug
ground cherry
ground cloth
ground colour
ground control
ground cover
ground crew
ground elder
ground engineer
ground floor
ground force
ground frost
ground game
ground glass
ground ice
ground ivy
ground layer

WORDS THAT END LIKE GROUND EFFECT

affect
butterfly effect
domino effect
effect
electro-optical effect
greenhouse effect
Hall effect
halo effect
in effect
knock-on effect
law of effect
multiplier effect
perfect
photoelectric effect
placebo effect
ripple effect
side effect
skin effect
sound effect
take effect
toxic effect

Synonyms and antonyms of ground effect in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «ground effect» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GROUND EFFECT

Find out the translation of ground effect to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of ground effect from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «ground effect» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

地面效应
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

efecto suelo
570 millions of speakers

English

ground effect
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

जमीन प्रभाव
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تأثير الأرض
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

экранный эффект
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

efeito de solo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

স্থল প্রভাব
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

l´effet de sol
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kesan tanah
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Bodeneffekt
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

地面効果
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

접지 효과
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Efek dhuwure
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

hiệu ứng mặt đất
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தரையில் விளைவு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

जमिनीवर परिणाम
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Zemin etkisi
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

effetto suolo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

wpływ bliskości ziemi
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

екранний ефект
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

efect de sol
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

επίδραση του εδάφους
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

grond effek
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

markeffekt
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

bakkeeffekt
5 millions of speakers

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GROUND EFFECT»

The term «ground effect» is regularly used and occupies the 98.508 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GROUND EFFECT» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about ground effect

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GROUND EFFECT»

Discover the use of ground effect in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to ground effect and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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WIG Craft and Ekranoplan: Ground Effect Craft Technology
Drawing upon years of practical experience and using numerous examples and illustrative applications, Liang Yun, Alan Bliault and Johnny Doo discuss: Basic principles of WIG craft technology State of the art overview of WIG craft technology ...
Liang Yun, Alan Bliault, Johnny Doo, 2009
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Aerodynamics of a Lifting System in Extreme Ground Effect
This book describes a mathematical model of flow past a lifting system performing steady and unsteady motion in close proximity to the underlying solid surface (ground).
Kirill V. Rozhdestvensky, 2000
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Pilot's Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge
However, the reduction of the wingtip vortices due to ground effect alters the spanwise lift distribution and reduces the induced AOA and induced drag. Therefore, the wing will require a lower AOA in ground effect to produce the same CL.
Federal Aviation Administration, 2009
4
A Study of Helicopter Aerodynamics in Ground Effect
A free vortex method is used to model the flowfield.
Devi Prasad Pulla, 2006
5
Investigation of Wings in Ground Effect using Computational ...
Wing-in-ground effect (WIG) vehicles offer an exciting capability to fill the enormous void between speed of an aircraft and the payload capacity of a ship.
Gulraiz Ahmed, 2012
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Wakes of lifting propellers (rotors) in ground effect: final ...
The report presents the development of a wake model for a lifting propeller (rotor) in ground effect and the computational procedure used to determine the spacial distribution of wake vorticity and the induced velocity field accompanying ...
Frank A. DuWaldt, 1966
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Flight evaluation of ground effect on several ...
A constant-angle-of-attack-approach technique was used to measure ground effect on several low -aspect-ratio aircraft.
Paul A. Baker, William G. Schweikhard, William Raymond Young, 1970
8
Ground Effect
Archie Satterfield. living nearly ten years in the mountains and beside saltwater. That was another part of his past that would remain a mystery until he actually saw it. He tried to go to sleep too, but images kept floating through his mind.
Archie Satterfield, 2002
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Computational Analysis of Airfoils in Ground Effect for Use ...
NACA 4412 airfoil in ground effect. This study was conducted by using a removable test section with a movable ground plane in a wind tunnel. The airfoil was tested at different altitudes within the ground effect flight regime in order to ...
Justin L. Smith, 2007
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A piloted simulator investigation of ground effect on the ...
The influence of ground effect on the landing flare characteristics of a supersonic transport airplane (SST) was investigated in a fixed cockpit simulator.
C. Thomas Snyder, Fred J. Drinkwater, A. David Jones, 1970

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GROUND EFFECT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term ground effect is used in the context of the following news items.
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Vintage Tiger Moth plane flipped upside down in Netherthorpe …
“After lift off, the pilot found he was unable to climb out of ground effect and decided to land in a field of crops. During the subsequent landing, ... «Sheffield Telegraph, Jul 15»
2
Tech Insight: What Is Ground Effect & Will Low Skirts Return?
Ground effect is a concept created in a bygone era between 77′ and 83′. A return would see dramatic improvements in lap times and less ... «FormulaSpy.com, Jul 15»
3
Ground Effect Vehicles: Adopting an Orphaned Technology
A useful case for tracing the path of an orphan technology whose fate is still uncertain is the ground effect vehicle. The physics behind this ... «STRATFOR, Jul 15»
4
The magic of the Williams team at Silverstone
The Patrick Head-designed car was the first to use “ground effect” technology, and with Ford power, both the Williams cars of Alan Jones and ... «gulfnews.com, Jul 15»
5
Ground effect aerodynamics proposal for Formula 1 2017 revamp
One of the proposals to make Formula 1 cars significantly faster for 2017 involves the return of ground effect underbodies, AUTOSPORT has ... «autosport.com, Jul 15»
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It's like a three-wheeled motorcycle, but would be able to fly
The Tripogryph is a combination of a hovercraft and a ground effect aircraft. It can hover above any surface by using its three smart blowers and ... «The Globe and Mail, Jul 15»
7
Iran's Building a New Flying Boat
The ekranoplan, also known as a ground effect vehicle after the technology it employs, was observed near the shipyard's transverse table at the ... «bellingcat, Jul 15»
8
TVR Opens Order Books for new Sports Car
The car in question, set to arrive in 2017, will feature a body designed by Gordon Murray as well as a composite ground effect aero chassis. «GTspirit, Jul 15»
9
Ekranoplan — big mover flying fast and low
The ground effect is known to the aviators from the very beginning of the aeronautics era. It results in the increased lift force and decreased ... «seattlepi.com, Jun 15»
10
The Porsche 956 That Won Le Mans in 1983 Could Sell for Over $9 …
... car body's singular aerodynamic styling was conceived to exploit ground effect for increased downforce, especially critical when cornering. «Robb Report, Jun 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Ground effect [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/ground-effect>. Nov 2020 ».
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