vorticity

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vor·tic·i·ty

 (vôr-tĭs′ĭ-tē)
n. pl. vor·tic·i·ties
1. Physics A measure of the rate of rotational spin in a fluid.
2. Meteorology A measure of the spin of an air mass such as a low- or high-pressure weather system.

vorticity

(vɔːˈtɪsɪtɪ)
n
(General Physics) physics the state of a fluid in rotation
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4, the vorticities on the wall (j = J0, r = R - (1/2)[DELTA]r [approximately equal to] R) are fixed and rotating but are not moving downstream.
The role of inflow vorticities was investigated by changing the inlet arrangement from vertical to horizontal.
2) The period during which NWS acts on the flow passing along vorticities at (i, J0) and (i + 1, J0) is considered.