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A flow of air, especially the motion of air currents around an object such as an airplane as it moves through the air.


(General Physics) the flow of air in a wind tunnel or past a moving aircraft, car, train, etc; airstream



the air flowing past or through a moving body, as an airplane or automobile.
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Noun1.airflow - the flow of airairflow - the flow of air; "she adjusted the fan so that the airflow was directed right at her"
flow, flowing - the motion characteristic of fluids (liquids or gases)


[ˈɛəfləʊ] Ncorriente f de aire, flujo m de aire
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Supply and return airflows within these ranges are compared in a separate graph (Figure 10[b]) to make a linear regression using these two airflow sets (high- and low-speed combinations).
As pressure differences drive airflows, these measured pressures provide an indication of the drivers that are creating the measured airflow patterns.
The Solidworks Flow Simulation program is used in this work to put the blades into 5 airflows of different speeds: 3, 8, 10, 12, 15 m/s.
Multi-zone airflow network models, such as CONTAM (Walton and Dols 2008), COMIS (Feustel 1999), and other solution methods (Herrlin and Allard 1992), predict building airflows without solving energy equation.
The blow and vacuum airflows are provided by the central blow, vacuum and filtration unit.
This will result in reheating of the room, hotter systems, unhealthy airflows, and a substantial reduction in the efficiency of the cooling system.
Generally, a smoke generator, light source, and digital camera are used to visualize the airflows qualitatively around the model on the turntable.
LoopDA implements the Loop Equation Design Method for sizing openings of natural ventilation in buildings, and allows direct consideration of the dynamics of stack and wind-driven airflows.
Airflows latest oven design has been specifically developed to meet the requirements of product curing and the diagram shows their industry leading design and innovative features, which provide the perfect cure.
Using blasting guns and nozzles that are included as standard accessories, the PowerDFX is said to be capable of blasting at 100 psi with airflows between 12 and 300 dfm, a 25x range.
Researchers have known for more than 100 years that nostril airflows differ, notes Sobel.