coefficient of drag


Definition of coefficient of drag

: drag coefficient abbreviation Cd

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First Known Use of coefficient of drag

circa 1948, in the meaning defined above

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“Coefficient of drag.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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