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laminar

 [lam´ĭ-nar]
made up of laminae or layers; pertaining to a lamina.
laminar flow hood a device that separates the air flowing through it into layers, cleansing the air of microorganisms. It is used to protect patients with compromised immune systems and is also used in operating rooms and pharmacies to provide a clean environment.

lam·i·nar

(lam'i-nar),
1. Arranged in plates or laminae. Synonym(s): laminated
2. Relating to any lamina.

laminar

/lam·i·nar/ (lam´ĭ-nar)
1. pertaining to a lamina or laminae.
3. of, pertaining to, or being a streamlined, smooth fluid flow.

lam·i·nar

(lam'i-năr)
1. Arranged in plates or laminae.
2. Relating to any lamina.

laminar

Arranged in layers.

lam·i·nar

, laminated (lam'i-năr, -nātĕd)
1. Arranged in plates or laminae.
2. Relating to any lamina.

laminar

made up of laminae or layers; pertaining to a lamina.

laminar bone
see laminar bone.
laminar cortical necrosis
necrosis of the superficial layers of the cerebral cortex. See also polioencephalomalacia.
laminar dermis
the sensitive laminae in the horse's hoof; interdigitate with the insensitive laminae on the inner aspect of the horn of the hoof.
laminar flow
the flow of liquid through a tube so that the fluid passes along in concentric layers which slide over each other.
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For each curve of constant [chi], there exists an obvious kneepoint, which is deemed as the transition point from laminar to turbulent because of the pressure drop rapidly increasing.
The results, which are still under analysis by Dassault Aviation and ONERA, (the French national aerospace research center) do show laminar extensions as expected," said Philippe Rostand, Future Falcon Programs Project Manager.
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For laminar flow the resistance is very low and it is evident that a relatively small driving pressure is able to produce a significant resultant flow rate.
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The idea of using off-centred impellers in the laminar regime is fairly recent but already pretty well established in the turbulent regime.
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