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 (hī′drō-dī-năm′ĭk) also hy·dro·dy·nam·i·cal (-ĭ-kəl)
1. Of or relating to hydrodynamics.
2. Of, relating to, or operated by the force of liquid in motion.

hy′dro·dy·nam′i·cal·ly adv.


(ˌhaɪdrəʊdaɪˈnæmɪk; -dɪ-) or


1. (General Physics) of or concerned with the mechanical properties of fluids
2. (General Physics) of or concerned with hydrodynamics
ˌhydrodyˈnamically adv


(ˌhaɪ droʊ daɪˈnæm ɪk, -dɪ-)

1. pertaining to forces in or motions of liquids.
2. of or pertaining to hydrodynamics.
hy`dro•dy•nam′i•cal•ly, adv.
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Adj.1.hydrodynamic - of or relating to hydrodynamics
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Most part of the biological reactors operating for effluent treatment does not present an ideal hydrodynamic behavior, but can be considered, inside a range of acceptable error, plug flow or complete mixture reactors (Bewtra & Biswas, 2006).
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The design and engineering of floating structures relies heavily on both hydrodynamic and stability analyses, which are necessary in order to optimize safety in various environmental conditions.
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Hydrodynamic interactions between ships are based on pressure distribution around the sailing ship (Islund 2003; Paulauskas, 1999).
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The effect of transient motion on the hydrodynamic forces is directly taken into account by the moving grid system in the CFD simulation, and assumptions such as the quasi-static approach are not used in the system.