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air current

[′er ‚kər·ənt]
(fluid mechanics)
Very generally, any moving stream of air.
(mining engineering)
The flow of air ventilating the workings of a mine. Also known as airflow.
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Flying rivers may transport as much water as the Amazon River itself, according to Gerard Moss, an engineer and founder of the Flying Rivers Project, an ongoing effort to document the humid air currents and their effects.
Damascus, SANA -- Temperatures remain around or slightly above average as the country is affected by a seasonal Indian low air pressure accompanied with southwestern air currents in the upper layers of the atmosphere.
The study showed that temperature changes account for only part of the isotopic variations; shifts in the direction of air currents also alter the isotopic ratio.
Damascus, SANA -- Temperatures rise gradually to become above average as the country is affected by a seasonal Indian low air pressure accompanied by southwestern air currents in the upper layers of the atmosphere.
Moreover, the occurrence of intermittent flow appears extremely sensitive to vibrations, temperature changes, and air currents.
More often, our hunting properties have terrain and landscape features that force air currents to rise, drop, curve and swirl--all of which can subtly blow our scent toward the trophy buck whose nose we were hoping to avoid.
For good reasons we're not sure of," says Kousky, it all began with the jet stream, a band of high-speed air currents originating above the Pacific Ocean.
When water enters a hospital room from a faucet or shower, tiny water droplets containing the biofilm contaminants separate from the main water stream and spread by air currents in all directions.
Damascus, SANA- The temperatures will remain around average or slightly higher as the country is being affected by a superficial low air pressure accompanied by northwestern air currents in the upper layers of the atmosphere.
During the first of their trials, they minimized movements that might create air currents within the suite.
Wafted by air currents, the data-collecting specks sense the presence of trace gases.
Damascus, SANA Temperatures remain above averageby 2 to 3 degrees as the country is still affected by a seasonal low air pressureaccompanied with southwestern air currents in the upper layers of the atmosphere.