cavitation noise

cavitation noise

[‚kav·ə′tā·shən ‚nȯiz]
(acoustics)
Noise resulting from the formation of vapor- or gas-filled cavities in liquids by mechanical forces, as occurs near a propeller.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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This first major powered experiment consisted of cavitation observations, cavitation inception, and cavitation noise evaluation conducted with the tunnel test velocities equal to full-scale speeds.