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Definition of Turbulent flow

Turbulent flow Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
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turbulent flow
n : flow in which the velocity at any point varies erratically

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1. flow in which the velocity at any point varies erratically
(hypernym) flow
(hyponym) sea
Turbulent flow Definition from Business & Finance Dictionaries & Glossaries
Glossary of petroleum Industry
The movement of liquid through a pipeline in eddies and swirls which tends to keep the column of liquid "together" rather than running like a river with the center of the stream moving faster than the edges. See Plastic Flow.
Turbulent flow Definition from Science & Technology Dictionaries & Glossaries
Oil and Gas Field Glossary
Fluid flow in which the velocity at a given point changes constantly in magnitude and direction of flow. This fluid flow pursues erratic and continually varying courses.
Technical English by wpv
When forces due to inertia are more significant than forces due to viscosity. This typically occurs with a Reynolds number in excess of 4000.
Turbulent flow Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
In fluid dynamics, turbulence or turbulent flow is a flow regime characterized by chaotic property changes. This includes low momentum diffusion, high momentum convection, and rapid variation of pressure and flow velocity in space and time.

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Turbulent flow Definition from Society & Culture Dictionaries & Glossaries
Environmental Engineering (English ver.)
A flow that contains may rapid fluctuations.