turbulence

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tur·bu·lence

(tŭr'byū-lĕnts),
In cardiology, erratic motion.
[L. turbulentus, stirred up, fr. turbo, to disturb]

turbulence,

n casting term used to denote irregular flow of metal into a mold. May result in porosity.