streamwise

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

stream +‎ -wise

Adjective[edit]

streamwise (not comparable)

  1. In the direction of a stream
    • 1976, Ian Naismith Sneddon, Encyclopaedic Dictionary of Mathematics for Engineers and Applied Scientists[1], ISBN 0080167675, page 9:
      AEROFOIL. The name given to the lifting wing or, more correctly, to the shape of a streamwise section through such a wing.

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