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tur·bu·lence

 (tûr′byə-ləns)
n.
1. The state or quality of being turbulent: times of turbulence and confusion.
2. Turbulent flow.
3. An eddying motion of the atmosphere that interrupts the flow of wind.

turbulence

(ˈtɜːbjʊləns) or rarely

turbulency

n
1. a state or condition of confusion, movement, or agitation; disorder
2. (Physical Geography) meteorol local instability in the atmosphere, oceans, or rivers
3. (General Physics) turbulent flow in a liquid or gas

tur•bu•lence

(ˈtɜr byə ləns)

also tur′bu•len•cy,



n.
1. the quality or state of being turbulent.
2. the haphazard secondary motion caused by eddies within a moving fluid.
3. irregular motion of the atmosphere, as that indicated by gusts and lulls in the wind.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.turbulence - unstable flow of a liquid or gasturbulence - unstable flow of a liquid or gas  
countercurrent, crosscurrent, riptide, tide rip, rip - a stretch of turbulent water in a river or the sea caused by one current flowing into or across another current
physical phenomenon - a natural phenomenon involving the physical properties of matter and energy
2.turbulence - instability in the atmosphereturbulence - instability in the atmosphere  
bad weather, inclemency, inclementness - weather unsuitable for outdoor activities
clear-air turbulence - strong turbulence in an otherwise cloudless region that subjects aircraft to violent updrafts or downdrafts
3.turbulence - a state of violent disturbance and disorder (as in politics or social conditions generally)turbulence - a state of violent disturbance and disorder (as in politics or social conditions generally); "the industrial revolution was a period of great turbulence"
political science, politics, government - the study of government of states and other political units
disorder - a disturbance of the peace or of public order
ferment, fermentation, unrest, agitation, tempestuousness - a state of agitation or turbulent change or development; "the political ferment produced new leadership"; "social unrest"
roller coaster - anything characterized by abrupt and extreme changes (especially up and down); "the economy has been on a roller coaster all year"
violence - a turbulent state resulting in injuries and destruction etc.

turbulence

turbulence

noun
1. The condition of being physically agitated:
2. An interruption of regular procedure or of public peace:
Informal: flap, to-do.
Translations
اِضْطِرابشَغَب، إضْطِراب
nepokojevířivostvzrušení
turbulensstormfuldhed
levottomuus
turbulencija
légörvényturbulencia
ólga, uppnám
激動
난기류
turbulens
ความปั่นป่วน
sự hỗn loạn

turbulence

[ˈtɜːbjʊləns] N
1. [of air, water] → turbulencia f
the plane ran into some turbulenceel avión entró en un área de turbulencias
2. (= unrest) (social, political) → turbulencia f, agitación f

turbulence

[ˈtɜːrbjʊləns] n
(AVIATION)turbulence f
(= upheaval) → agitation f

turbulence

n (of person, crowd)Ungestüm nt, → Wildheit f; (of emotions)Aufgewühltheit f; (of career, period)Turbulenz f; air turbulenceTurbulenzen pl; the turbulence of the waterdas stürmische Wasser

turbulence

[ˈtɜːbjʊləns] nturbolenza

turbulent

(ˈtəːbjulənt) adjective
violently disturbed or confused. The seas are turbulent; the turbulent years of war.
ˈturbulently adverb
ˈturbulence noun

turbulence

اِضْطِراب nepokoje turbulens Aufruhr αναταραχή turbulencia levottomuus turbulence turbulencija turbolenza 激動 난기류 turbulentie turbulens turbulencja turbulência турбулентность turbulens ความปั่นป่วน çalkantı sự hỗn loạn 骚乱
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I then came up with a model of how heat propagates through the atmosphere, and this turns out to be similar to the way noise from atmospheric turbulence distorts images over long distances.
The G-GTG provides an atmospheric turbulence intensity metric of energy dissipation rate (EDR) to the 1/3 power ([m.sup.2/3] [s.sup.-1]), which is the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) standard for aircraft reporting.
Large apertures are disproportionately handicapped by atmospheric turbulence. "The atmosphere," lamented the French astronomer Andre Couder, "is the worst part of the instrument." Seeing is caused by moving cells of air at altitudes ranging from roughly 100 meters to more than 16 kilometers.
The global repository of real time turbulence reports will then be accessed by participating airlines via application program interfaces or publish/subscribe protocols, allowing them to receive the real time location and severity of atmospheric turbulence. Ultimately, real time, in-situ turbulence reports will be shared among aircraft in flight and their respective dispatch and flight operations departments.
The major source of disturbances of the wave-fronts is the fluctuation of the air's refractive index due to unpredictable atmospheric turbulence leading to a deformation of the originally plain wave-fronts.
Malik et al., "Simulating thick atmospheric turbulence in the lab with application to orbital angular momentum communication," New Journal of Physics, vol.
The AGU notes that ideas have ranged from ocean currents to atmospheric turbulence.
Second, it's very sensitive to weather condition which is (atmospheric attenuation and atmospheric turbulence) [2].
Log-Normal distribution model [9] is used for modelling scintillation related to the regimes of weak atmospheric turbulence [3], [10].
CITATION: McAuliffe, B., Wall, A., and Larose, G., "Simulation of Atmospheric Turbulence for Wind-Tunnel Tests on Full-Scale Light-Duty Vehicles," SAE Int.

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