flow visualization


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flow visualization

[¦flō vizh·ə·lə′zā·shən]
(engineering)
Method of making visible the disturbances that occur in fluid flow, using the fact that light passing through a flow field of varying density exhibits refraction and a relative phase shift among different rays.
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