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Taylor number


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A dimensionless number measuring the influence of rotation on a convecting system. It depends on the scale of the convective cell, the rate of rotation, and kinematic viscosity. If T is equal to or greater than 1, then rotational effects are significant. See convection.

Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography.


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