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schlieren method

noun, Physical Chemistry
1.
a method for detecting regions of differing densities in a clear fluid by photographing a beam of light passed obliquely through it.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35
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  • The simplest stereo schlieren method involves taking stereo photos with the grid background described earlier.
  • The schlieren method was used to determine the effect of the support on the flow over the afterbody of the models.

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