Coanda effect

noun
Co·an·da effect | \kō¦andə-, -än-\

Definition of Coanda effect 

: the tendency of a jet of fluid emerging from an orifice to follow an adjacent flat or curved surface and to entrain fluid from the surroundings so that a region of lower pressure develops

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History and Etymology for Coanda effect

after Henri Coanda †1972 Romanian engineer

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