circular current

circular current

[′sər·kyə·lər ′kər·ənt]
(electricity)
An electric current moving in a circular path.
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The generation mechanism and limiting measure of circular current that is occurred in the process of changing tap joint.
The circular current helps dispose of waste more efficiently at a central drain, and the system requires only about one-eighth the water of a standard hatchery raceway.
The self-inductance of an isolated circular current loop in free space can be found using the fundamental relationship for mutual inductance if the two loops are considered to be overlapping.
The Gulf's strong clockwise circular current, or gyre, means that the nets become stuck in an endless cycle of 'ghost fishing; bringing with it a huge and devastating catch of precious marine life.
Funneled into the North Atlantic gyre, a clockwise circular current, they remain at sea for years as they mature.
As they spread out around the globe, much of the rubbish gets accumulated in five large ocean gyres, which are circular currents and churn up plastics in a set area.
Fashioned by the caprice of circular currents, the Eastern Garbage Patch between Hawaii and SF, is a stew of rotten toss-outs.
MAAX Pearl has long embraced the concept of natural water flow, via its unique True Whirlpool system whose circular currents massage more gently than those of conventional-jet bathtubs.
Led by WHOI oceanographers Dennis McGillicuddy and Jim Ledwell, the team investigated the role of swirling circular currents, or eddies.