flow of air

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Noun1.flow of air - the flow of airflow of air - 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)
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Sunday through Thursday, the flow of air into the region from the northwest will increase, bringing clouds and drizzle along the north Oregon Coast.
Mr Kalaba stated that discussions have advanced and very soon , there will be flow of air traffic between Lusaka and Kigali.
The most commonly used device is the continuous-flow anesthetic machine, which provides a continuous flow of air, containing a regulated supply of gas.
Ian Koblick, co-developer and owner of the lodge, said that the flow of air to the Lodge constantly adds oxygen to the entire surrounding body of water, creating a symbiotic relationship between the technology of man and the beauty of nature.
The B3-HZBV's variable speed unit allows players to control the flow of air so that they can use a variety of balls and also adjust the height of the balls.
This is essentially an upperatmospheric flow of air that moves west to east across the Arctic latitudes.
Diseases of the respiratory system can affect the air passages (causing obstruction of the flow of air into or out of the lungs, as in asthma) or can affect the lung tissues (resulting in a poor exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide, as with emphysema).
The vessel had arrived from Thailand, and after noticing a fire, rescue teams (started putting it out), but instead of using the water in traditional manner they are using carbon dioxide to prevent the flow of air into vessel to contain the fire," Tahlawi said.
Most of Southern California's severe wildfires are associated with Santa Ana winds, caused by high pressure over the West that sends a clockwise flow of air rushing down into the region.
We have lost the warm dry flow of air from the continent and instead the jet stream is over us again and heavy thundery downpours will give way to a cold Saturday night.
That can jam the cooling fan and restrict the smooth flow of air passing through the radiator.
The Official told Oman News Agency (ONA) that the competent authorities at the Muscat International Airport are currently taking the necessary measures to pull the plane from the end of the runway to ensure the continuing flow of air traffic at the airport.