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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.

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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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