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baffling

the process of removing large water particles from suspension in a jet nebulizer so that the particles entering the patient's airways are of a uniform therapeutic size. The function may be performed in part by a perforated plate against which liquid particles impinge and fracture and are reflected into the vapor chamber of the nebulizer.
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In this equation, [alpha], [beta], and [gamma] are constants given in Table 2 for various combinations of impeller type and baffling.
With square tanks, baffling generally does not affect the solids suspension performance of the HE-3 impeller.
It is seen clearly in the figure that baffling has very little effect on the power number of the HE-3 impeller in the square tank.
The goal of baffling is disarmingly simple--to ensure that the only light reaching your eyepiece comes directly from the instrument's primary mirror via the secondary mirror.
This will allow air to freely circulate and still accomplish our baffling goal.
But as far as baffling is concerned, most of the tube does absolutely nothing.
The Tory MP made the "most baffling statement by a public figure" for a comment on the BBC quiz Have I Got News For You.
The Tory MP's "most baffling statement by a public figure" came on the BBC quiz Have I Got News For You.