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GEMET General Multilingual Environmental Thesaurus

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)

Themes
  • air
  • climate
Groups
  • ATMOSPHERE (air, climate)
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Scope note

Scope note is not available.

Concept URL: http://www.eionet.europa.eu/gemet/concept/976