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  • 1 fluid mechanics — an applied science dealing with the basic principles of gaseous and liquid matter. Cf. fluid dynamics. [1940 45] * * * Study of the effects of forces and energy on liquids and gases. One branch of the field, hydrostatics, deals with fluids at… …

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  • 2 Fluid catalytic cracking — (FCC) is the most important conversion process used in petroleum refineries. It is widely used to convert the high boiling hydrocarbon fractions of petroleum crude oils to more valuable gasoline, olefinic gases and other products.cite book|author …

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  • 3 Fluid statics — (also called hydrostatics) is the science of fluids at rest, and is a sub field within fluid mechanics. The term usually refers to the mathematical treatment of the subject. It embraces the study of the conditions under which fluids are at rest… …

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  • 4 Fluid inclusions — are microscopic bubbles of liquid and gas that are trapped within crystals. As minerals often form from a liquid or aqueous medium, tiny blebs of that liquid can become trapped within the crystal structure or in healed fractures within a crystal …

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  • 5 Fluid Concepts and Creative Analogies — Fluid Concepts and Creative Analogies: Computer Models of the Fundamental Mechanisms of Thought is a 1995 book by Douglas Hofstadter and other members of the Fluid Analogies Research Group exploring the mechanisms of intelligence through computer …

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  • 6 Fluid solution — In general relativity, a fluid solution is an exact solution of the Einstein field equation in which the gravitational field is produced entirely by the mass, momentum, and stress density of a fluid.In astrophysics, fluid solutions are often… …

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  • 7 fluid — fluidal, adj. fluidly, fluidally, adv. fluidness, n. /flooh id/, n. 1. a substance, as a liquid or gas, that is capable of flowing and that changes its shape at a steady rate when acted upon by a force tending to change its shape. adj. 2.… …

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  • 8 Fluid Friction Comics — Infobox Company company name = Fluid Friction Comics type = Private (subsidiary) genre = Comics / Graphic Novels foundation = 2006 founders = Simon Squibb, Helen Griffiths, Harsh Sabale location city = Sheung Wan location country = Hong Kong… …

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  • 9 fluid — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ excess ▪ amniotic, bodily, body, intravenous ▪ brake, cleaning, correction …

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  • 10 Supercritical fluid — A supercritical fluid is any substance at a temperature and pressure above its thermodynamic critical point. It can diffuse through solids like a gas, and dissolve materials like a liquid. Additionally, close to the critical point, small changes… …

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  • 11 Electrorheological fluid — Electrorheological (ER) fluids are suspensions of extremely fine non conducting particles (up to 50 micrometres diameter) in an electrically insulating fluid. The apparent viscosity of these fluids changes reversibly by an order of up to 100,000… …

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  • 12 Correction fluid — can be written on after it has dried. A correction fluid is an opaque, white fluid applied to paper to mask errors in text. Once dried, it can be written over. It is typically packaged in small bottles, and the lid has an attached brush (or a… …

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  • 13 Magnetorheological fluid — Continuum mechanics …

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  • 14 Drilling fluid — This article is about fluids used when drilling a well. For fluids used with drill bits during metal working, see cutting fluid. Driller pouring a foaming agent down the rod string on a drilling rig In geotechnical engineering, drilling fluid is… …

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  • 15 Newtonian fluid — Continuum mechanics …

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  • 16 Euler equations (fluid dynamics) — In fluid dynamics, the Euler equations govern inviscid flow. They correspond to the Navier Stokes equations with zero viscosity and heat conduction terms. They are usually written in the conservation form shown below to emphasize that they… …

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  • 17 Foil (fluid mechanics) — A foil is a surface designed to maximize lift (force generated perpendicular to the fluid flow) while minimizing drag (force generated in the direction of the fluid flow) in a given range of conditions. Foils may be designed to operate in any… …

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  • 18 Eddy (fluid dynamics) — Downwind of obstacles, in this case, the Madeira and the Canary Islands off the west African coast, eddies create turbulent patterns called vortex streets …

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  • 19 Ensemble (fluid mechanics) — In fluid mechanics, an ensemble is an imaginary collection of notionally identical experiments.Each member of the ensemble will have nominally identical boundary conditions and fluid properties. If the flow is turbulent, the details of the fluid… …

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  • 20 flux — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French & Medieval Latin; Anglo French, from Medieval Latin fluxus, from Latin, flow, from fluere to flow more at fluid Date: 14th century 1. a flowing of fluid from the body: as a. diarrhea b.… …

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