dripping drop atomization

dripping drop atomization

[¦drip·iŋ ¦dräp ‚ad·ə·mə′zā·shən]
(hydrology)
A type of natural gravitational atomization process in which there is periodic emission of drops from the bottom side of a surface to which a liquid is fed continuously, as in dripping of water from leaves.
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