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cavitation

in A Dictionary of Physics

Sixth edition

Published in print January 2009 | ISBN: 9780199233991
Published online January 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191726798
cavitation

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The formation of gas- or vapour-filled cavities in liquids in motion when the pressure is reduced to a critical value

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Subjects: Physics

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