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flu·men

, pl.

flu·mi·na

(flū'men, flū'min-ă),
A flowing, or stream.
Synonym(s): stream
[L.]

stream

(strem)
A steady flow of a liquid.

cathode stream

Negatively charged electrons emitted from a cathode and accelerated in a straight line to interact with an anode. X-ray photons are then produced.
See: Bremsstrahlung radiation; ray, cathode

flu·men

, pl. flumina (flū'mĕn, -mi-nă)
A flowing, or stream.
Synonym(s): stream.
[L.]
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When you look at a stream," says Oak Ridge National Laboratory scientist Patrick Mulholland, "your overriding impression centers on the flow.
Agricultural streams lagged behind most of the forested ones in diversity of invertebrates and had few of the fish species that thrive on sedimentfree stream beds.
One of the most devastating things we did in the East in the first 300 years of settlement was to remove all the trees from along the streams," says Bernard Sweeney, director of the Academy of Natural Sciences' Stroud Water Research Center, where he has been studying the links between forests and Eastern streams for more than two decades.
When they first try single stream, it's with older collection methods.
MSS has created optical systems to separate glass by color; to separate plastics by resin type; and to separate colored from white fiber streams.
The system performs a resin sort (PET and HDPE), then a color sort into four streams of natural HDPE, color HDPE, clear PET and green PET.