hydraulic jump

noun

: a sudden usually turbulent rise of water flowing rapidly in an open channel where it encounters an obstruction or change in the channel slope

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“Hydraulic jump.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hydraulic%20jump. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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