critical flow

critical flow

[′krid·ə·kəl ′flō]
(fluid mechanics)
The rate of flow of a fluid equivalent to the speed of sound in that fluid.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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