airflow

[ UK /ˈe‍əflə‍ʊ/ ]
[ US /ˈɛɹfɫoʊ/ ]
NOUN
  1. the flow of air
    she adjusted the fan so that the airflow was directed right at her
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How To Use airflow In A Sentence

  • When an airplane is flying, it has a good deal of forward speed and airflow over all of its surfaces.
  • Cigarette smoking causes lung inflammation, which can lead to oxidative stress, emphysema, small airway fibrosis, mucus hypersecretion and progressive airflow limitation. PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories
  • The company manufactures a variety of quality airflow products, including high-velocity fans, portable evaporative coolers, and ventilation fans.
  • The sudden compression of air as the rammer thrust with the fleece could explode the residues of unburnt powder that was caked to the breech walls, so a gunner, wearing a leather thumbstall, pressed his thumb over the vent to stop the airflow. Sharpe's Waterloo
  • Attic vents can be installed along the entire ceiling cavity to help ensure proper airflow from the soffit to the attic, helping to make a home more comfortable and energy efficient.
  • Thus, this new definition of airflow obstruction appears to impart useful prognostic information.
  • At greater than approximately 110-120 kias (altitude 1200-3500ft) there is significant buffeting or burbling of airflow felt in the airframe.
  • As shown below, the stokehold vents provided entry for the massive airflow demanded by the boiler fires.
  • An airflow from Siberia is due to deliver a couple of snowy and frosty weather spells. The Sun
  • Although combination of these two vortices results in very large lift force this second vortex could not be detected in the airflow visualization since they only released smoke from the leading edge over the inner half of the forewing.
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