noun, Hydraulics, Mechanics.
the flow of a viscous fluid in which particles of the fluid move in parallel layers, each of which has a constant velocity but is in motion relative to its neighboring layers.
nonturbulent motion of a fluid in which parallel layers have different velocities relative to each other Compare turbulent flow See also streamline flow
Smooth, orderly movement of a fluid, in which there is no turbulence, and any given subcurrent moves more or less in parallel with any other nearby subcurrent. Laminar flow is common in viscous fluids, especially those moving at low velocities. Compare turbulent flow.
[lam-uh-nair-ee-uh] /ˌlæm əˈnɛər i ə/ noun 1. any of various often very large kelps of the genus Laminaria, some species of which are the source of algins used as thickening or stabilizing agents in foodstuffs and other products. /ˌlæmɪˈnɛərɪə/ noun 1. any brown seaweed of the genus Laminaria, having large fluted leathery fronds
/ˌlæmɪˈnɑːrɪn/ noun 1. a carbohydrate, consisting of repeated glucose units, that is the main storage product of brown algae laminarin (lām’ə-nâr’ĭn) A polymer of glucose that is stored as food in brown algae.
[verb lam-uh-neyt; adjective, noun lam-uh-neyt, -nit] /verb ˈlæm əˌneɪt; adjective, noun ˈlæm əˌneɪt, -nɪt/ verb (used with object), laminated, laminating. 1. to separate or split into thin layers. 2. to form (metal) into a thin plate, as by beating or rolling. 3. to construct from layers of material bonded together. 4. to cover or overlay […]
- Lamina tecti mesencephali
lamina tecti mesencephali lamina tec·ti mes·en·ceph·a·li (těk’tī měs’ěn-sěf’ə-lī’) n. The roofplate of the mesencephalon formed by the quadrigeminal bodies. Also called tectum mesencephali.