drag coefficient

noun Aerodynamics.

the ratio of the drag on a body moving through air to the product of the velocity and surface area of the body.

Nearby words

  1. draftswoman,
  2. drafty,
  3. drag,
  4. drag bunt,
  5. drag chain,
  6. drag down,
  7. drag hunt,
  8. drag in,
  9. drag king,
  10. drag link

Also called coefficient of drag.

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