Definition of Heat barrier

1. Noun. A limit to high speed flight imposed by aerodynamic heating.

Exact synonyms: Thermal Barrier
Generic synonyms: Bound, Boundary, Limit



Lexicographical Neighbors of Heat Barrier

heat-sealed
heat-sealing
heat-seals
heat-seeking missile
heat-shock factor
heat-shock gene
heat-shock protein
heat-shock protein 27 kinase
heat-shock proteins 70
heat-shock proteins 90
heat-shock response
heat-shock response element
heat-stable
heat-stable enzyme
heat apoplexy
heat barrier (current term)
heat capacities
heat capacity
heat coagulation test
heat content
heat cramp
heat cramps
heat death
heat death of the universe
heat deaths
heat detector
heat detectors
heat dissipation
heat dump
heat energy

Literary usage of Heat barrier

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

1. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and ...by Liberty Hyde Bailey by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1917)
"These cells are filled with air (practically still air); consequently the efficiency of the heat barrier is increased. A number of substances are effective ..."

2. An Introduction to the Study of Seaweeds by George Robert Milne Murray (1895)
"The heat barrier of the tropical seas would be less effective if the cold depths of the ocean were available for passage, but such depths are dark, ..."

3. Principles of Reinforced Concrete Construction by Frederick Eugene Turneaure, Edward Rose Maurer (1909)
"... of a heat barrier there is a drop in temperature in the direction of the heat flow. And at the outer surface of a chimney the drop is considerable, ..."

4. Principles of Reinforced Concrete Construction by Frederick Eugene Turneaure, Edward Rose Maurer (1909)
"... stresses depend) is less, for it is known that at the surfaces of a heat barrier there is a drop in temperature in the direction of the heat flow. ..."

5. Bulletin by Natural History Society of New Brunswick (1903)
"It is in fact a heat barrier which may be compared to a heating register in front of a window -which stops 'the cold draft from the window. ..."

6. The Chrysokamino Metallurgy Workshop and Its Territory by Philip P. Betancourt (2006)
"... of soil used to work on, and the posts driven into the slag would have supported something other than the walls of a building (perhaps a heat barrier?). ..."

7. WMD Machete by Mark Plimsoll (2006)
"The black rubber slats of the heat- barrier curtain swung as violent gusts of heated air, perfumed by baked bread, wafted out. Nearby, troughs of dough ..."

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