dynamic pressure

noun

Definition of dynamic pressure

1 : the pressure on a surface at which a flowing fluid is brought to rest in excess of the pressure on it when the fluid is not flowing
2 : the quantity of air measured by most airspeed instruments and equal to the product ¹/₂ ρV2 where ρ is the density of the air and V is the relative speed of the air

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“Dynamic pressure.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dynamic%20pressure. Accessed 6 Mar. 2021.

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