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streamline flow

the flow of a fluid past an object such that the velocity at any fixed point in the fluid is constant or varies in a regular manner.
Compare turbulent flow.
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First recorded in 1905-10 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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streamline flow

flow of a fluid in which its velocity at any point is constant or varies in a regular manner. It can be represented by streamlines Also called viscous flow Compare turbulent flow See also laminar flow
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