Bernoulli's principle

noun Ber·noul·li's principle \ bər-ˈnü-lēz- , ˌber-ˌnü-ˈlēz- \

Definition of Bernoulli's principle

:a principle in hydrodynamics: the pressure in a stream of fluid is reduced as the speed of the flow is increased

Origin and Etymology of bernoulli's principle

Daniel Bernoulli †1782 Swiss physicist


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Bernoulli's principle

noun Ber·noul·li's principle \ -lēz-, -ēz-, -ˌ(y)ēz- \
variants: also Bernoulli principle

medical Definition of Bernoulli's 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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