Definition of Laminar flow

1. Noun. Nonturbulent streamline flow in parallel layers (laminae).

Generic synonyms: Streamline Flow



Definition of Laminar flow

1. Noun. (physics) A smooth, streamline type of viscous flow in which the fluid behaves as a system of orderly layers, with no eddies or irregular fluctuations. ¹

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Medical Definition of Laminar flow

1. The relative motion of elements of a fluid along smooth parallel paths, which occurs at lower values of Reynolds number. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Laminar Flow

laminae
laminae albae cerebelli
laminae medullares cerebelli
laminae medullares thalami
laminagram
laminagraph
laminagraphy
laminak
laminaks
laminal
laminals
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laminar air flow unit
laminar cortical necrosis
laminar cortical sclerosis
laminar flow (current term)
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laminaria
laminarian
laminarians
laminarias
laminaribiose
laminaribiose phosphorylase
laminarin
laminarins
laminarite
laminarites
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laminarly

Literary usage of Laminar flow

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1. Global Competitiveness of U. S. Advanced-Technology Manufacturing Industries ...by DIANE Publishing Company by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"laminar flow laminar flow is a measure of air flow over the airfoil (wing). ... Engineers are presently conducting research to maintain laminar flow for as ..."

2. Biosafety in the Laboratory: Prudent Practices for the Handling and Disposal by National Research Council (U. S.) (1989)
"Certification of Class II (laminar flow) Biological Safety Cabinets c. Effective Use of the laminar flow Biological Safety Cabinets d. ..."

3. The American Year Book: A Record of Events and Progress by Francis Graham Wickware, (, Albert Bushnell Hart, (, Simon Newton Dexter North, William M. Schuyler (1917)
"... a new instrument called the linear hot-wire anemometer indicate the existence of hitherto unsuspected conditions of laminar flow both at extremely low ..."

4. Planet Geographyby Stephen Codrington by Stephen Codrington (2005)
"Water flows in a stream in two main ways, laminar flow and turbulent flow. laminar flow occurs when water particles move in sheers parallel to the channel ..."

5. Proceedings of the Berkeley-Ames Conference on Nonlinear Problems in Control by L. R. Hunt, Clyde Martin (1984)
"... (laminar flow) indicates that several terms are of second order. In fact, the entire momentum equation normal to the plate becomes of second order. ..."

6. Directory of Federal Laboratory and Technology Resources: A Guide to (1993)
"The event that spearheaded fluidic development in recent years was the introduction of laminar-flow sensors and amplifiers: quiet, high-dynamic-range ..."

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