streamline flow


noun

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.

Nearby words

  1. streaming movement,
  2. streaming potential,
  3. streamingly,
  4. streamlet,
  5. streamline,
  6. streamlined,
  7. streamliner,
  8. streamside,
  9. streamway,
  10. streamwood


Origin of streamline flow

First recorded in 1905–10

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British Dictionary definitions for streamline flow

streamline flow

noun

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