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turbulence
American English: /ˈtərbjələns/
British English: /ˈtəːbjʊl(ə)ns/

Translation of turbulence in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • 1 (Aviation, Physics)
    Example sentences
    • Frictional turbulence is where a layer of wind passing across land or sea generates disturbances within itself.
    • Turbidity currents are high-density flows in which the sediment is supported by the upward component of fluid turbulence.
    • His doctoral dissertation, presented to Munich in 1923, was on turbulence in fluid streams.
  • 2 (disorder, confusion)
    Example sentences
    • The political and economic turbulence of the Civil War years intensified their troubles.
    • What is happening is that all this turbulence and confusion makes us nervous and defensive.
    • They would not carry the research overheads of universities and would remain free of political turbulence.
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