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  • Hubcapping is the motion of a cup shaped disk as it comes to rest on a flat surface.

    Is was use d by a HP engineer to describe the undesirable motion of a prototype flying saucer that had thrusters around its outer circumference. In the pre-electronic control era, the ability to regulate the individual thrusting was not available. It appears in a National Film Board of Canada documentary including film footage of the phenomena.

    October 4, 2015