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What does AE stand for?

AE stands for Air Escape (technical drawings)

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IN THE same way that air escapes a balloon over time there's been a definite relaxation in the office, a calming of sorts which means our busiest time of the year (Bonfire Nights and Christmas Lights switch-ons) are behind us and it's time to welcome in the festivities.
What happens is that a tiny tear in the lung lets air escape into the chest.
There's not room in the hourglass for water and air, so as the water comes in the air escapes upward--and fast.
Not only does heat dissipation with aluminium wheels give better tire wear from lower heat, but the single piece of forged metal means less air escapes than with the two welded pieces typical on steel wheels.
Hot air escapes quickly, collapsing the envelope, which gradually deflates with a rustling like silk in the wind.