- turbulent fluid
- a flow field that cannot be described with streamlines in the absolute sense. However, time-averaged streamlines can be defined to describe the average behavior of the flow. In turbulent flow, the inertia stresses dominate over the viscous stresses, leading to small-scale chaotic behavior in the fluid motion.
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