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Definition of the noun airflow

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noun - plural: airflows

  1. the flow of air
    • example: she adjusted the fan so that the airflow was directed right at her
    • lexical domain: Natural Events - nouns denoting natural events
    • alternative spelling: air flow
    • synonym of airflow: flow of air
    • more generic words: flow / flowing = the motion characteristic of fluids

Alternative definition of the noun airflow


  1. any flow of air, especially the motion of air around a moving aircraft or aerofoil


"Airflow" is a musical album of Senking.

  • released in (13 years ago)


Airflow: In engineering, the airflow or air flow is a measurement of the amount of air per unit of time that flows through a particular device.

  • also known as Ροή του αέρα, Ροή αέρα, Objemový průtok vzduchu, Proudění vzduchu, 風量, Luftmenge, Luftmasse

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Google previewSampling for the Measurement of Odours (2003)

by P. Gostelow, P Longhurst, S A Parsons

This is an area where static and dynamic flux chambers can be preferable, as the relatively low sweep airflow means there is minimal dilution of the emitted gases ( Perera et al., 2002). For circumstances where emission rates are low and wind ...

Google previewEHealth2014 – Health Informatics Meets EHealth (2014)

Outcomes Research: The Benefit of Health-IT by A. Hörbst, D. Hayn, G. Schreier

Respiratory airflow Especially in polysomnography, the continuous detection of respiratory airflow is an important method to detect sleep-related respiratory disorders, e.g. apnea. Nowadays the pneumotachograph is regarded as the golden ...

Google previewRadioactive Air Sampling Methods (2010)

by Mark L. Maiello, Mark D. Hoover

Airflow is a highly effective tool for preventing dispersible material from escaping containment structures such as glove boxes and chemical hoods, and if released into a room, directed air flow can prevent the unwanted spread of the ...

Google previewPortable Ventilation Systems Handbook (2000)

by Neil McManus

This would suggest that so long as the tunnel has only one fire at the time of the accident, the preferred direction for additional airflow is the direction of traffic flow. VENT1LAT1ON OF A SCROLLCASE 1N A HYDROGENERAT1NG STAT1ON ...

Google previewScramjet Propulsion (2001)

by E. T. Curran

airflow is the most difficult and challenging task in the practical implementation of detonation-wave ramjets. Fuel must be injected into the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Chemical Processing and Design (1992)

Volume 42 - Pressure-Relieving Devices: Rupture Disks: Selection of to Process Control and Dynamics: Savings from Upgrading by John J. McKetta Jr

This range permits the fan to operate on the steep part of the pressure-volume characteristic curve and helps maintain constant airflow from the fan inlet, through the cutwork, and into the slot and boot. Slot Airflow Fan air volume is determined ...

Google previewThe Visual Dictionary of Transportation - Transportation (2009)

by Ariane Archambault

pipe diffuser Conduit with several exit orifices that connects the centrifugal compressor to the combustion chamber; its purpose is to direct the flow and slow down the airflow to increase its pressure. annular combustion chamber Enclosure ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Agrophysics (2011)

by Jan Gliński, Józef Horabik, Jerzy Lipiec

Warszawa, Poland Synonyms Airflow–pressure drop relationship; Resistance to airflow ...

Google previewInternational Encyclopedia of Public Health (2016)

is a progressive condition characterized by irreversible airflow limitation. In general, this condition results from an abnormal inflammatory response after exposure of the lung to noxious particles ...

Google previewThe MIT Encyclopedia of Communication Disorders (2004)

by Raymond D. Kent, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

airflow can be an excellent indicator of the degree of opening between the vocal folds. Subglottal air pressure directly reflects changes in the size of the subglottal air cavity. A simplified version of Boyle's law predicts the relationship in that a ...

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Scrabble value of A1I1R1F4L1O1W4

The value of this 7-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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