turbulence

Definitions

General Science

Aviation

  • noun an irregular motion of the atmosphere

Commerce

  • noun rapid and unexpected changes within an organisation or in external conditions, which affect the organisation’s performance

Electronics

  • A disturbed flow of a fluid, especially air or water, which is random in nature. In the atmosphere, for instance, it can be manifested as abrupt and unpredictable shifts in air speed and direction, and can scatter radio waves.

Travel

  • noun a disturbance in the air causing an aircraft to rock suddenly
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