air|flow [ `er,flou ] noun uncount
the movement of air, especially around the outside of a moving vehicle

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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  • airflow — air flow ([^a]r fl[=o] ), n. 1. the flow of air. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • airflow — [er′flō΄] n. a flow of air; specif., the flow of air around a moving automobile, aircraft, etc. adj. 1. allowing free flow of air 2. streamlined …   English World dictionary

  • airflow — A flow or stream of air. An airflow may take place in a wind tunnel, in the induction system of an engine, etc. It is relative airflow that goes past the wing or other parts of a moving craft. The rate of airflow is measured by mass or volume per …   Aviation dictionary

  • airflow — [[t]e͟ə(r)floʊ[/t]] airflows 1) N UNCOUNT The airflow around an object or vehicle is the way that the air flows around it. 2) N COUNT An airflow is a wind, especially one that blows very high above the earth …   English dictionary

  • airflow — The passage of air which moves around an object (esp. a vehicle) or through an air duct (e.g., ventilation system or exhaust system). Also see L jetronic air flow meter hot wire airflow meter mass airflow meter …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • airflow — noun the flow of air (Freq. 1) she adjusted the fan so that the airflow was directed right at her • Syn: ↑air flow, ↑flow of air • Hypernyms: ↑flow, ↑flowing …   Useful english dictionary

  • Airflow Sciences Corporation — (ASC) is an engineering consulting company based in Livonia, Michigan that specializes in the solution of industrial fluid flow problems. While it is particularly known for work in Power generation, its customers come from many industries across… …   Wikipedia

  • airflow sensor — A device in an electronically controlled fuel injection system which detects the amount of air entering the combustion chambers. Continuous injection systems use an airflow sensor plate to measure airflow volume; electronic systems use a vane or… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • airflow meter — oro srautmatis statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Oro srauto matuoklis. atitikmenys: angl. airflow meter vok. Luftströmungsmesser, m rus. расходометр для воздуха, m pranc. débitmètre d’air, m …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

  • airflow meter — oro srautmatis statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. airflow meter vok. Luftströmungsmesser, m rus. расходомер для воздуха, m pranc. débitmètre d’air, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • airflow — noun Date: circa 1911 a flow of air; especially the motion of air (as around parts of an airplane in flight) relative to the surface of a body immersed in it …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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