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cavitation

Susan Mayhew

in A Dictionary of Geography

Fifth edition

Published in print January 2015 | ISBN: 9780199680856
Published online May 2015 | e-ISBN: 9780191761034
cavitation

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The caving-in of bubbles in a liquid, close to a solid surface, causing shock waves. In a river, cavitation usually

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Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography

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