cavitation

Definitions

Aviation

  • noun the formation of vapour-filled cavities or holes in liquids and gases, caused by low pressure or high speed

Cars & Driving

  • noun the formation and subsequent collapse of vapour-filled cavities in a liquid, such as bubbles, vapour-filled pockets or a combination of both

Construction

  • The formation of a cavity or hollow in a fluid, as in the partial vacuum in water around a rapidly revolving propeller.

Medical

  • noun the forming of a cavity
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