flow direction

flow direction

[′flō də‚rek·shən]
(engineering)
The antecedent-to-successor relation, indicated by arrows or other conventions, between operations on a flow chart.
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A stimulus that makes contact with a tooth surface with open tubules causes a fluid disturbance, or change in flow direction, which is perceived as pain by the patient.
Pressure differences caused by wave action will drive the turbines, regardless of flow direction.
NAVTECH map data is unique for its accurate representation of real world driving conditions (turn restrictions, dividers and barriers, traffic flow direction, etc.
At the private company facility, film processing is carried out in a continuous manner using a tenter stretching frame in an oven that stretches a plastic ribbon in two perpendicular directions: the process flow direction (machine direction) and the direction perpendicular to the process flow (transverse direction).
This direction coincides with local glacial ice flow direction, northeast to southwest, millions of years ago.
However, in recent years, CFD simulations have developed to the point where engineers are able to provide fluid velocity, flow direction, pressure and temperature values throughout the solution domain for time-dependent problems with complex geometries and boundary conditions.
Designed for precision cutting while producing a superior finish, the B-800 series of non-ferrous plate saws are available in fixed or drop arbor design and right or left material flow direction.
The flood wadis can be divided according to the flood flow direction as follows:
Using the VSOP's high angular resolution, the scientists were able to compare the flow direction of the jet and direction of the magnetic field from the area of the radio source, which is 50 million light years in length.
This latter response caused ECs to migrate preferentially in the flow direction.
The response of the larvae to two flow parameters - flow direction and shear (i.
Surface elevations, vital to such questions as figuring out the flow direction of the planet's apparently water-carved channels, could be derived only for limited areas and with limited accuracy by combining the orbiters' photographs into stereo pairs.