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droplet

[′dräp·lət]
(medicine)
A tiny drop of matter consisting of water, mucus, and bacterial products, released through the nasal passages or expectorated.
(meteorology)
A water droplet in the atmosphere; there is no defined size limit separating droplets from drops of water, but sometimes a maximum diameter of 0.2 millimeter is the limit for droplets.
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Methods of ULV droplet sampling and analysis: effects on the size and spectrum of the droplets collected.
In series (a-d), one bitumen droplet is directed towards (Figure 2a) the second droplet and their interaction is not visually observable (droplets apparently remain spherical in shape; Figure 2b) before they clearly coalesce (Figure 2c).
Two early researchers who measured droplet size and size distribution of resin-adhesive spray were Marian (1958) and Burrows (1961).
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d] is the temperature of the impinging or splashing droplet.
Numerical modeling of exhaled droplet nuclei dispersion and mixing in indoor environments.
A purpose-built cooling rig was developed to examine the effects of water droplet size, velocity, and mass flow rate on cooling rate, surface quality, and polymer morphology during water spray cooling of polymers.
To measure droplet sizes, the researchers placed a double-pulse laser downstream from the nozzles and used a high-speed camera to capture images of the droplets in flight as they went through the tunnel.
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Also the discussion of spray, droplet diameter, spray velocity and evaporation of droplets are more important that these issues have been studied.