equivalent air speed

noun

the speed at sea level that would produce the same Pitot-static tube reading as that measured at altitude

Nearby words

  1. equivalence class,
  2. equivalence principle,
  3. equivalence relation,
  4. equivalency,
  5. equivalent,
  6. equivalent circuit,
  7. equivalent focal length,
  8. equivalent weight,
  9. equivalve,
  10. equivocal

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