turbulency


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Noun1.Turbulency - unstable flow of a liquid or gasturbulency - 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
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Hence, too, must flow those tears which a widow sometimes so plentifully sheds over the ashes of a husband with whom she led a life of constant disquiet and turbulency, and whom now she can never hope to torment any more.
(84) Locke has described a political condition in which the insolence of rulers gives rise to the "Turbulency of private Men," and of factions.
(19) The Governors in turn had complained of his turbulency and King, reporting on the Marshall affair of 1801 that had culminated with Macarthur's duel with Paterson and his subsequent arrest and despatch to England for court-martial, did not hesitate to state his opinion: 'One thing I shall remark, that the arts and intrigues of a man you have heard so much about (I mean Captain Macarthur) will one day or other set this colony in flame.' Historical Records of Australia (HRA), vol.