Definition of Entrainment

1. Noun. Any of several processes in which a solid or liquid is put into motion by a fluid. ¹



2. Noun. (biology) The alignment of an organism's circadian rhythm to that of an external rhythm in its environment ¹

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Definition of Entrainment

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Entrainment

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Literary usage of Entrainment

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1. Oil Spill Dispersants: Efficacy And Effects by National Research Council (U. S.) (2005)
"entrainment of small oil droplets into the water column (by either physical or chemical means) increases the oil-water interfacial area, which as shown in ..."

2. Condensers and Auxiliaries by C.H. Wheeler Manufacturing Company, Wheeler (C.H.) Manufacturing Company (1914)
"The entrainment water is supplied from a tank, usually located under the pump, ... The entrainment air pump may in fact be compared to a centrifugal pump, ..."

3. With the National Guard on the Border: Our National Military Problem by Irving Goff McCann (1917)
"... CHAPTER VI entrainment A SOLDIER, no matter how much brains he may '^*- possess, surrenders it all when he enlists in the Army. ..."

4. Beet-sugar Manufacture and Refining by Lewis Sharpe Ware (1907)
"entrainment, for the reason that the distance travelled by the projected drops increases with the extent to which the juices are boiled. ..."

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