Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
Advanced Dictionary    
Display options
 
Lookup History
schlieren

schlie·ren

schlieren

 
pronunciation:
shli rn
part of speech: plural noun
definition 1: streaks or masses of igneous rock that differ in texture or composition from the surrounding matrix and blend gradually into it.
definition 2: streaks or regions of a translucent medium, such as a gas or fluid, that differ from the main mass in density and index of refraction.