superturbulent flow

superturbulent flow

[¦sü·pər′tər·byə·lənt ′flō]
(fluid mechanics)
The flow of water in which the energy loss by friction is so great that Reynolds criterion for the transition of laminar to turbulent flow does not apply.
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