beam-deflection amplifier

beam-deflection amplifier

[′bēm di′flek·shən ′am·plə‚fī·ər]
(mechanical engineering)
A jet-interaction fluidic device in which the direction of a supply jet is varied by flow from one or more control jets which are oriented at approximately 90° to the supply jet.
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