vorticity

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noun vor·tic·i·ty \vȯr-ˈti-sə-tē\

Definition of vorticity

  1. 1 :  the state of a fluid in vortical motion; broadly :  vortical motion

  2. 2 :  a measure of vortical motion; especially :  a vector measure of local rotation in a fluid flow

First Known Use of vorticity

1888


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