from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The branch of science that deals with the dynamics of fluids, especially incompressible fluids, in motion.
  • noun The dynamics of fluids in motion.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The mathematical theory of the application of the principles of dynamics to fluids.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun That branch of the science of mechanics which relates to fluids, or, as usually limited, which treats of the laws of motion and action of nonelastic fluids, whether as investigated mathematically, or by observation and experiment; the principles of dynamics, as applied to water and other fluids.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun physics the scientific study of fluids in motion

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun study of fluids in motion


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