Crispation number | Article about crispation number by The Free Dictionary
crispation number[kri′spā·shən ‚nəm·bər]
A dimensionless number used in the study of convection currents, equal to the product of a fluid's dynamic viscosity and its thermal diffusivity, divided by the product of its undisturbed surface tension and a layer thickness.
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