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The motion of a fluid having local velocities and pressures that fluctuate randomly.
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the flow of a fluid past an object such that the velocity at any fixed point in the fluid varies irregularly.
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Movement of a fluid in which the individual particles of fluid move in irregular patterns even though the overall flow is in one direction. Turbulent flow is common in nonviscous fluids moving at high velocities. Compare laminar flow.
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|Noun||1.||turbulent flow - flow in which the velocity at any point varies erratically|
sea - turbulent water with swells of considerable size; "heavy seas"
flow - any uninterrupted stream or discharge
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