eddy diffusion(redirected from Eddy-diffusion)
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eddy diffusion[′ed·ē də‚fyü·zhən]
Diffusion which occurs in turbulent flow, by the rapid process of mixing of the swirling eddies of fluid. Also known as turbulent diffusion.
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