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Definition of Laminar flow

Laminar flow Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
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laminar flow
n : nonturbulent streamline flow in parallel layers (laminae)

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Noun
1. nonturbulent streamline flow in parallel layers (laminae)
(hypernym) streamline flow
Laminar flow Definition from Business & Finance Dictionaries & Glossaries
Glossary of petroleum Industry
a smooth flow of fluid in which no cross flow of fluid particles occurs between adjacent stream lines.
Laminar flow Definition from Science & Technology Dictionaries & Glossaries
Glossary of Marine Biology
The movement of a fluid where movement of the entire fluid is regular and with parallel streamlines.
Oil and Gas Field Glossary
Fluid elements flowing along fixed stream lines which are parallel to the walls of the channel of flow. In laminar flow, the fluid moves in plates or sections with a differential velocity across the front which varies from zero at the wall to a maximum at the center of flow.
Technical English by wpv
Streamlined flow of a fluid where viscous forces are more significant than inertial forces, generally below a Reynolds number of 2000.
Laminar flow Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
Wikipedia English - The Free Encyclopedia
Laminar flow (or streamline flow) occurs when a fluid flows in parallel layers, with no disruption between the layers. At low velocities the fluid tends to flow without lateral mixing, and adjacent layers slide past one another like playing cards. There are no cross currents perpendicular to the direction of flow, nor eddies or swirls of fluids. In laminar flow the motion of the particles of fluid is very orderly with all particles moving in straight lines parallel to the pipe walls. In fluid dynamics, laminar flow is a flow regime characterized by high momentum diffusion and low momentum convection.

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Laminar flow Definition from Society & Culture Dictionaries & Glossaries
Environmental Engineering (English ver.)
A flow in which rapid fluctuations are absent.