Bernoulli principle

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Bernoulli principle definition


(Or "air foil principle", after Swiss mathematician Daniel Bernoulli, 1700-1782) The law that pressure in a fluid decreases with the rate of flow. It has been applied to a class of hard disk drives.
See Bernoulli Box.
(1997-04-15)

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