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apparent increase in aerodynamic lift experienced by an aircraft flying close to the ground

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If you reduce the cushioning effect with ultra low profiles, they might look good but could rattle the fillings out of your teeth on a bumpy road.
The C6 will also showcase Citroen's latest safety and security programme, while pioneering new standard features such as an active bonnet - in the event of a pedestrian impact, the lid automatically 'pops' up, to create cushioning effect between the engine and the bonnet.
In the event of a pedestrian impact, the new bonnet automatically springs up to create a cushioning effect between the engine and the bonnet itself.
Despite their rather slimy appearance, once IOd slipped them into my shoes they were quite pleasant I providing a cooling and cushioning effect on the balls of my feet.
These new cells then have a cushioning effect, lifting the wrinkle.
The full-body workout appeals to athletes, while water's cushioning effect provides low-impact exercise to people with restricted mobility.
Compared with the conventional construction technique, the tire method is cheaper by about 5% and has the advantage of added durability resulting from the tire's cushioning effect, officials said.
That means Strandfoam can be used at half the thickness of conventional foams to provide the same cushioning effect.
This pillow has the same cushioning effect as wearing a rubber surgical glove to catch pitcher Randy Johnson's best fastball.
I really liked the cushioning effect that the spring mechanism provided," said former Montreal Canadiens winger, Greg Stewart.
I tried this on the car's launch, running over speed humps, and the cushioning effect was remarkable.
During challenging situations, the cushioning effect from budget surplus has led to sustained momentum for development projects in the country.
Lighter in weight and resistant to corrosion, compared to steel, Victrex WG 101 provides a cushioning effect for low vibration operation.
I tried this on the car's launch, running over speed humps and the cushioning effect was remarkable.