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A portion of a stream in swift, disturbed motion, but without cascade or waterfall.

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CASCADE

A series of stages in which the output of one stage is the input of the next stage.

DIFFUSION BARRIER

Porous barrier through which gaseous mixtures are passed for enrichment of the lighter-molecular-weight constituent of the diffusate; used as a many-stage cascade system for the recovery of 235UF6 isotopes from a 238UF6 stream.

FEEDBACK COMPENSATION

Improvement of the response of a feedback control system by placing a compensator in the feedback path, in contrast to cascade compensation. Also known as parallel compensation.

PILOT CHANNEL

One of a series of cutoffs for converting a meandering stream into a and testing manufacturing processes to facilitate later reactivation.

PASSIVE AND GATE

A fluidic device which achieves an output signal, by stream interaction, only when both of two control signals appear simultaneously.

NAVIGATION DAM

A structure designed to raise the level of a stream to increase the known as millimicron (m); nanon. nanon See nanometer.

MULTICOMPONENT DISTILLATION

The distillation separation of a single liquid feed stream containing three or more components into a single overhead product and a single botmultimeter See volt-ohm-milliammeter.

MIST EXTRACTOR

A device that removes liquid mist or droplets from a gas stream via impingement, flow-direction change, velocity change, centrifugal force, filters, or coalescing packs.

MIXED FLOW

[CHEMENG] Flow stream existing in two or more phases, such as gas, hydrocarbon, and water. Also known as mixed-phase flow.

MECHANICAL CLASSIFICATION

A sorting operation in which mixtures of particles of mixed sizes, and often of different specific gravities, are separated into fractions by the action of a stream of fluid, usually water.

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