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Countercurrent Flow

Science / Biology / Countercurrent Flow: An arrangement by which fish obtain oxygen from the water that flows through their gills. Water flows across the respiratory surface of the gill in one direction while blood flows in the other direction through the blood vessels on the other side of the surface.
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Flow Verb Synonyms: rush, gush, surge, well (forth), stream, spring, issue, spout, spurt, squirt, spew, flood, cascade, fall, rain, brim, overflow, spill, teem
Flow Adjective Synonyms: stream, pour, run, rush, course, surge, move, go, proceed, progress, drift, gush, glide, purl, roll, ripple, trickle, gurgle, bubble, swirl, whirl, circulate
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Laminar Flow

Science / Geology / Laminar Flow: A state of uniform flow within a fluid in which the moving particles travel along parallel paths (compare with Turbulent Flow). MORE

Irrigation Return Flow

Business / Agriculture / Irrigation Return Flow: Part of artificially applied water that is not consumed by plants or evaporation, and that eventually 'returns' to an aquifer or surface water body, such as a lake or stream. Commonly used when discus MORE

Inertial Flow

Science / Tides and Currents / Inertial Flow: A solution of the relative hydrodynamic equations of motion in which only the horizontal component of the Coriolis and centrifugal forces are balanced. This anticyclonic flow results from a sudden app MORE

Incremental Cash Flows

Business / Finance / Incremental Cash Flows: A legal process through which a company receives a charter and the state in which it is based allows it to operate as a corporation. MORE

Laminar-Flow Airfoil

Technology / Aviation / Laminar-Flow Airfoil: A low-drag airfoil designed to maintain laminar (smooth, continuous) flow over a high percentage of the CHORD about itself. Often relatively thin, especially along the leading edge, with most of its b MORE

Linden Flowers (Tilia europaea)

Health / Herbs / Linden Flowers (Tilia europaea): A nervine, anti-spasmodic, anti-inflammatory, emmenagogue, hypotensive, diaphoretic, diuretic, astringent. Linden is well known as a relaxing remedy and in the treatment of raised blood pressure assoc MORE