a teardrop line of contour offering the least possible resistance to a current of air, water, etc.
the path of a particle that is flowing steadily and without turbulence in a fluid past an object.
verb (used with object), streamlined, streamlining.
to make streamlined.
to alter in order to make more efficient or simple.
a contour on a body that offers the minimum resistance to a gas or liquid flowing around it
an imaginary line in a fluid such that the tangent at any point indicates the direction of the velocity of a particle of the fluid at that point
to make streamlined
To construct or reconstruct an object to reduce the amount of drag it undergoes as it moves through a fluid, especially air or water.
The line traced by a liquid or gas as it moves. Streamlines are most commonly used in describing the flow of a liquid or gas around a solid object.
Note: A “streamlined” design is one in which objects that move through a gas or liquid are shaped to match these lines, and therefore reduce the energy required to produce that motion.
[streem-uh v-kon-shuh s-nis] /ˈstrim əvˈkɒn ʃəs nɪs/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or characterized by a manner of writing in which a character’s thoughts or perceptions are presented as occurring in random form, without regard for logical sequences, syntactic structure, distinctions between various levels of reality, or the like: a stream-of-consciousness novel; a stream-of-consciousness technique. […]
- Stream of egypt
(Isa. 27:12), the Wady el-‘Arish, called also “the river of Egypt,” R.V., “brook of Egypt” (Num. 34:5; Josh. 15:4; 2 Kings 24:7). It is the natural boundary of Egypt. Occasionally in winter, when heavy rains have fallen among the mountains inland, it becomes a turbulent rushing torrent. The present boundary between Egypt and Palestine is […]
noun 1. a body of water flowing in a channel or watercourse, as a river, rivulet, or brook. Synonyms: rill, run, streamlet, runnel. 2. a steady current in water, as in a river or the ocean: to row against the stream; the Gulf Stream. Synonyms: flow, tide. 3. any flow of water or other liquid […]