coefficient of discharge

Definition of coefficient of discharge

: the ratio of the actual discharge to the ideal discharge, assuming unit coefficients of contraction and velocity, equal to the product of these coefficients

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“Coefficient of discharge.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/coefficient%20of%20discharge. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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