fluid flow



Flow may refer to:

In science and technology:

  • Dataflow, computing term related to the flow of messages between software components
  • Environmental flow, the amount of water necessary in a watercourse to maintain a healthy ecosystem
  • Flow (computer networking), a sequence of packets from a source to a destination
  • Flow (mathematics), a variable that depends on time
  • Flow (psychology), a psychological state where a person is fully immersed and focused on an activity or task
  • Flow chemistry, a chemical reaction run in a continuous stream
  • Flow cytometry, a technique for counting, examining and sorting microscopic particles suspended in a stream of fluid
  • Flow network, a directed graph where each edge receives a flow
  • Fluid flow or Fluid dynamics, the motion of a gas or liquid
  • Mass flow rate, the movement of mass per time
  • Stock and flow, a quantity measured over an interval of time in economics and finance
  • Volumetric flow rate, the volume of a fluid which passes through a given surface per unit of time
  • WebMethods Flow, a graphical programming language used in the webMethods Integration Server
  • Workflow, a reliably repeatable pattern of activity or process usually involving multiple tasks with a specific set of outcomes

In modern culture:

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