adjective see schlieren

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • schlieric — schlie·ric …   English syllables

  • schlieric — adjective see schlieren …   Useful english dictionary

  • schlieren — noun plural Etymology: German Date: 1898 1. small masses or streaks in an igneous rock that differ in composition from the main body 2. regions of varying refraction in a transparent medium often caused by pressure or temperature differences and… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • schlieren — /ˈʃlɪərən/ (say shlearruhn) plural noun 1. Geology streaks or irregularly shaped masses in an igneous rock, which differ in texture or composition from the main mass. 2. Physics areas in a turbulent, transparent fluid which become visible in… …   Australian English dictionary

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