compressible fluid flow


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compressible fluid flow

[kəm′pres·ə·bəl ′flü·əd ‚flō]
(chemical engineering)
Gas flow when the pressure drop due to the flow of a gas through a system is large enough, compared with the inlet pressure, to cause a 10% or greater decrease in gas density.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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