Gradient Flow

Science / Tides and Currents / Gradient Flow: A solution of the relative hydrodynamic equations of motion in which only the horizontal Coriolis, pressure gradient, and centrifugal forces are considered.

Other Words for Flow

Flow Adjective Synonyms: stream, pour, run, rush, course, surge, move, go, proceed, progress, drift, gush, glide, purl, roll, ripple, trickle, gurgle, bubble, swirl, whirl, circulate
Flow Verb Synonyms: rush, gush, surge, well (forth), stream, spring, issue, spout, spurt, squirt, spew, flood, cascade, fall, rain, brim, overflow, spill, teem
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Laminar Flow

Science / Geology / Laminar Flow: A state of uniform flow within a fluid in which the moving particles travel along parallel paths (compare with Turbulent Flow). MORE

Laminar-Flow Airfoil

Technology / Aviation / Laminar-Flow Airfoil: A low-drag airfoil designed to maintain laminar (smooth, continuous) flow over a high percentage of the CHORD about itself. Often relatively thin, especially along the leading edge, with most of its b MORE

Irrigation Return Flow

Business / Agriculture / Irrigation Return Flow: Part of artificially applied water that is not consumed by plants or evaporation, and that eventually 'returns' to an aquifer or surface water body, such as a lake or stream. Commonly used when discus MORE

Inertial Flow

Science / Tides and Currents / Inertial Flow: A solution of the relative hydrodynamic equations of motion in which only the horizontal component of the Coriolis and centrifugal forces are balanced. This anticyclonic flow results from a sudden app MORE

Incremental Cash Flows

Business / Finance / Incremental Cash Flows: A legal process through which a company receives a charter and the state in which it is based allows it to operate as a corporation. MORE

Latitudinal Diversity Gradient

Science / Biology / Latitudinal Diversity Gradient: The decrease in species richness that occurs as one moves away from the equator. MORE

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