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boundary layer

Definition:
The layer of fluid adjacent to a physical boundary in which the fluid motion is significantly affected by the boundary and has a mean velocity less than the free stream value. (Source: LBC)
broader terms
atmospheric layering
related terms
border
Scope note:
scope note is not available
Groups:
ATMOSPHERE (air, climate)
Themes:
air
climate
Other relations:
Wikipedia article
Boundary layer
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UMTHES: Grenzschicht
Arabic: الطبقة الحدية
Basque: muga-geruza
Bulgarian: Граничен слой
Catalan: estrat límit
Chinese: 边界层
Croatian: granični sloj
Czech: vrstva mezní
Danish: grænselag
Dutch: grenslaag
English (US): boundary layer
Estonian: piirkiht
Finnish: rajapinta, rajakerros, rajavyöhyke
French: couche limite
German: Grenzschicht
Greek: οριακό στρώμα
Hungarian: határréteg
Irish: ciseal teorann
Italian: strato limite
Latvian: robežslānis
Lithuanian: paribio sluoksnis
Maltese: saff ta' limitu
Norwegian: grenselag
Polish: warstwa graniczna
Portuguese: camada limite
Romanian: limită de separaţie
Russian: пограничный слой
Slovak: hraničná vrstva
Slovenian: mejna plast
Spanish: estrato límite
Swedish: spärrskikt
Turkish: sınır tabaka
Ukrainian: примежовий шар
Concept URL: <http://www.eionet.europa.eu/gemet/concept/976>