Associations to the word «Turbulence»


TURBULENCE, noun. (uncountable) The state or fact of being turbulent or agitated; tempestuousness, disturbance.
TURBULENCE, noun. (uncountable) Disturbance in a gas or fluid, characterized by evidence of internal motion or unrest.
TURBULENCE, noun. (uncountable) Specifically, a state of agitation or disturbance in the air which is disruptive to an aircraft.
TURBULENCE, noun. An instance or type of such state or disturbance.
TURBULENCE ENERGY, noun. Eddy kinetic energy

Dictionary definition

TURBULENCE, noun. Unstable flow of a liquid or gas.
TURBULENCE, noun. Instability in the atmosphere.
TURBULENCE, noun. A state of violent disturbance and disorder (as in politics or social conditions generally); "the industrial revolution was a period of great turbulence".

Wise words

Since a politician never believes what he says, he is quite surprised to be taken at his word.
Charles de Gaulle