Bernoulli's principle

noun

Ber·​noul·​li's principle bər-ˈnü-lēz- How to pronounce Bernoulli's principle (audio)
ˌber-ˌnü-ˈlēz-
: a principle in hydrodynamics: the pressure in a stream of fluid is reduced as the speed of the flow is increased

Word History

Etymology

Daniel Bernoulli †1782 Swiss physicist

First Known Use

1910, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Bernoulli's principle was in 1910

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“Bernoulli's principle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Bernoulli%27s%20principle. Accessed 1 Apr. 2023.

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Bernoulli's principle

noun
Ber·​noul·​li's principle -lēz-, -ēz-, -ˌ(y)ēz- How to pronounce Bernoulli's principle (audio)
variants also Bernoulli principle
: a principle in hydrodynamics: the pressure in a stream of fluid is reduced as the speed of flow is increased
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