Definition of Drag coefficient

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

Exact synonyms: Coefficient Of Drag
Generic synonyms: Coefficient

Lexicographical Neighbors of Drag Coefficient

drag a bunt
drag and drop
drag bit
drag bunt
drag bunts
drag coefficient (current term)
drag down
drag in
drag king
drag kings
drag on
drag one's feet
drag one's heels
drag out
drag queen
drag queens
drag race
drag racer
drag racers
drag races

Literary usage of Drag coefficient

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Applied Aerodynamics by Leonard Bairstow (1920)
"The diagram shows more clearly than any other that the useful range of flying positions lies within the limits O'Ol and 0-05 for drag coefficient, ..."

2. The Roswell Report: Fact Vs. Fiction in the New Mexico Desert by Richard L. Weaver (1997)
"A plot of drag coefficient shown in Figure 27. KM) 10 Co OI 10 NR= *np - mass density of surrounding ... drag coefficient vs. Reynolds Number, for sph«re. ..."

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