kármán vortex street

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Kármán vortex street (ˈkɑːmən)
 
n
See also vortex street a regular stream of vortices shed from a body placed in a fluid stream: investigated by Kármán who advanced a formula for the frequency of the shed vortices in terms of the stream velocity and the dimensions of the body
 
[named after Theodore Von Kármán (1881--1963), Hungarian-born engineer]

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