gravity flow

gravity flow

[′grav·əd·ē ‚flō]
(hydrology)
A form of glacier movement in which the flow of the ice results from the downslope gravitational component in an ice mass resting on a sloping floor.

gravity flow

The flow of water drawn through a conduit under the force of gravity.
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Tenders are invited for design of construction documents for a bicycle gravity flow trail.
Work on gravity flow water supply schemes in Drosh and Batkhela is under way.
Another project by the name of "gravity flow" has been completed in Abbottabad whereas work on gravity flow projects in DroshQasba and Batkhela is under way.
It also adds new and alternative air valve sizing methodology for partial rupture gravity flow and air-release valves.
Tailings management and heap-leach processes can sometimes be configured to use "cost-free" gravity flow, along with general rainwater or storm water drainage management as non-pressurized systems.
GRAVITY FLOW (Willie Haggas) GRAVITY Flow made an excellent debut in defeat at Windsor and should be winner soon.
Because they are low-friction, the skatewheel conveyors permit shallow gravity flow lane angles for applications that require first-in/first-out repeatable container flow, and are suitable for plastic returnable totes or corrugated boxes.
Pressure pipes have traditionally been the right solution, particularly where the elevation of the source is not sufficient for gravity flow and/or the use of gravity conveyance can result in excessive excavation depths and high construction costs.
GF PRO gravity flow metal detectors are designed for tile inspection of free falling products in vertical packaging applications.
Also, I've worked in situations where power outages were frequent and long, and gravity flow is wonderful in those situations.
The Titan Series TLD Diverter is designed for use in gravity flow applications where abrasive material is diverted from one source to either two or three destinations.
Under the plan, CRBC water is to be lifted into a 37 mile gravity flow canal, to be built, to irrigate vast area between Suleiman Range and right bank of the Indus.