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  • v. Present participle of cavitate.

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Examples

  • But consider, meanwhile, Alex Metcalf's Tree Listening Installation, in which you listen in to the quiet popping sound that is produced by the water passing through the cells of the Xylem tubes and cavitating as it mixes with air on its way upwards.

    Sonic Garden

  • Have you any idea of the difficulty of dropping a missile out of the cavitating turbulence behind an open cargo ramp and stabilizing it in in a 300kph slipstream?

    "US Developing Separate JSF for Foreign Partners"

  • Rob, You are 'dead' right on Iran 'super cavitating' missile

    Rob Kall: Once the Iran War Starts

  • Rob, You are 'dead' right on Iran 'super cavitating' missile by Amanda Lang on Tuesday, Jul 25, 2006 at 11: 55: 15 PM

    Rob Kall: Once the Iran War Starts

  • A problem with the Skyhawk's turbine cavitating while underway submerged was overcome.

    Australian "Black" Defence Projects of the 70s

  • The suddenly increased noise of her cavitating screws was discernible to several sonobuoys and Pharris's tactical sonar.

    Red Storm Rising

  • It took every bit of her psychokinetic power to turn them back over, so tenacious was the grip of the cavitating surge in the undercut rock below the cascade.

    The Golden Torc

  • Among the projects tested there was the super-cavitating VA-111 Shkval torpedo, designed originally to sink U.S. carriers, with a speed in excess of 200 knots.

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  • His response: "You don't know what you're talking about. (pause) What's cavitating."

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  • "You don't know what you're talking about. (pause) What's cavitating."

    ScienceBlogs Channel : Life Science

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