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Turbulent

Meanings and phrases

turbulent

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. (of a liquid) agitated vigorously; in a state of turbulence; churning; roiling; roiled; roily
  2. characterized by unrest or disorder or insubordination; disruptive; riotous; troubled; tumultuous

turbulent flow

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. flow in which the velocity at any point varies erratically
E.g.
  • The ridges in the plates ensure turbulent flow.
  • A turbulent flow can, however, be statistically stationary.
  • Thus the thermal boundary layer thickness for turbulent flow does not depend on the Prandtl number but instead on the Reynolds number.

turbulent period

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Ghalib was a chronicler of a turbulent period.
  • The late 1970s through to the '80s was a turbulent period for Chelsea.
  • The end of this turbulent period came when the town passed to the House of Savoy in 1703.

turbulent times

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The 1960s were turbulent times for Athena on the pitch.
  • Brown was raised during turbulent times in the United States.
  • The 1880s and 90s were turbulent times for Cuba and the company.
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