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Kármán vortex street

noun
  1. a regular stream of vortices shed from a body placed in a fluid stream: investigated by Kármán who advanced a formula for the frequency of the shed vortices in terms of the stream velocity and the dimensions of the bodySee also vortex street
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named after Theodore Von Kármán (1881–1963), Hungarian-born engineer
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