Definition of Prandtl number in English:

Prandtl number

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noun

Physics
A dimensionless parameter used in calculations of heat transfer between a moving fluid and a solid body, equal to cpv/k, where cp is the heat capacity per unit volume of the fluid, v its kinematic viscosity, and k its thermal conductivity.

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