discontinuity of velocity

разрыв скорости

English-Russian aviation meteorology dictionary. 2013.

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  • discontinuity — /dis kon tn ooh i tee, yooh /, n., pl. discontinuities. 1. lack of continuity; irregularity: The plot of the book was marred by discontinuity. 2. a break or gap: The surface of the moon is characterized by major discontinuities. 3. Math. a point… …   Universalium

  • Mohorovičić discontinuity — Earth cross section showing location of the Mohorovičić discontinuity …   Wikipedia

  • Lehmann discontinuity — The Lehmann discontinuity, named after seismologist Inge Lehmann, is the discontinuity in seismic velocity near a depth of 220 km, which is still debated. It appears beneath continents, but not usually beneath oceans, and does not readily appear… …   Wikipedia

  • Conrad discontinuity — The Conrad discontinuity corresponds to the sub horizontal plane that takes place in the continental crust in which the seismic wave velocity increases in discontinuous mode. This plane is observed in various continental regions in a depth of 15… …   Wikipedia

  • Mohorovicic discontinuity — /moʊhəˌroʊvətʃɪtʃ dɪskɒntənˈjuəti/ (say mohhuh.rohvuhchich diskontuhn yoohuhtee) noun the dividing line between the earth s crust and mantle where an abrupt change occurs in the velocity of earthquake waves. Also, moho. {named after A Mohorovičic …   Australian English dictionary

  • Earth Sciences — ▪ 2009 Introduction Geology and Geochemistry       The theme of the 33rd International Geological Congress, which was held in Norway in August 2008, was “Earth System Science: Foundation for Sustainable Development.” It was attended by nearly… …   Universalium

  • Shocks and discontinuities (magnetohydrodynamics) — Shocks and discontinuities are transition layers where the plasma properties change from one equilibrium state to another. The relation between the plasma properties on both sides of a shock or a discontinuity can be obtained from the… …   Wikipedia

  • earthquake — /errth kwayk /, n. 1. a series of vibrations induced in the earth s crust by the abrupt rupture and rebound of rocks in which elastic strain has been slowly accumulating. 2. something that is severely disruptive; upheaval. [1300 50; ME erthequake …   Universalium

  • Structure of the Earth — Earth cutaway from core to exosphere. Left picture is not to scale. The interior structure of the Earth, similar to the outer, is layered. These layers can be defined by either their chemical or their rheological properties. The Earth has an… …   Wikipedia

  • sound reception — Introduction       response of an organism s aural mechanism, the ear, to a specific form of energy change, or sound waves. Sound waves can be transmitted through gases, liquids, or solids, but the hearing function of each species is particularly …   Universalium

  • Mantle (geology) — For other uses, see Mantle (disambiguation). Earth cutaway from core to exosphere. The mantle is a part of a terrestrial planet or other rocky body large enough to have differentiation by density. The interior of the Earth, similar to the other… …   Wikipedia

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