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Term No.Term NameTerm Description
5754Varnish paintVarnish, usually coloured and often opaque. (See Varnish).....
795VectopluviometerA device for separating and measuring the rainfall according to the variation in wind direction during a storm. It consists of a rain gauge with a swi.....
7485Vector An organism that carries a disease, parasite or infection......
7486Vector control Process of controlling a disease, parasite or infection by control of the carrier......
2089VeenA Dutch term equivalent to both peat and muck......
6544Vegetated outletAny channel, depression, or area sufficiently stabilized with vegetation to permit safe disposal of terrace discharge......
5767VehicleA liquid, capable of dissolving and holding bases and pigments in suspension, and enabling paint to be laid on in thin and uniform coats, and to enter.....
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3088VelocityThe instantaneous rate of displacement of a fluid particle at any point in the flow. Commonly used for `mean velocity`......
3099Velocity gradientThe rate at which velocity varies across a section......
3057Velocity head1 - The distance a body must fall freely under the force of gravity to acquire the velocity it possesses. 2 - The theoretical vertical height through .....
3091Velocity head coefficientThe coefficient  in the equation hv = V2/2g. The coefficient  is included to correct for the variation of velocity in a stream cross section......
3938Velocity of approachThe mean velocity in the conduit or stream immediately upstream of a weir, dam, Venturi throat, orifice or other structures......
1843Velocity of capillary riseThe vertical rise of water due to capillary tension in a unit of time......
1216Velocity rod correctionThe correction to be applied to the velocity given by a velocity rod in order to convert it into mean velocity......
1233Velocity-head rod, Velocity-head stick, Run-upA device for measuring velocity through culverts, or over weirs, dams, etc., by placing the rod vertically in the flow and observing the `run-up` (the.....
3942Vena contractaThe most contracted sectional area of a stream, jet or nappe beyond the place of the orifice, or notch, through which it issues......
9208Vendability methodThis method for dividing joint costs is based on the theory that under conditions of perfect competition, a producer of joint products will so arrange.....
5733VeneerThin sheets of wood, peeled, sawn or sliced from a log of some wood, either to be fabricated into plywood, or, if having extremely handsome, curly fig.....
3958Venturi flumeA type of open flume, used for measuring flow, with a contracted throat that causes a drop in the hydraulic grade line. Note - The essential differenc.....
3771Venturi flume drainage crossingA cross-drainage structure in which the drainage channel is passed over a contracted flume built in the canal (illustrated)......
3959Venturi meter or Venturi tubeA constriction type flow meter consisting of a short parallel circular section (termed the throat) coaxial with the pipe in which it is inserted, conv.....
8750Verification periodsThe periods during that the verification events occur......
989VerkhovodkaSubsurface water of a temporary water-bearing formation underlain by a lens of impervious rock or slightly permeable layer, and embedded not far from .....
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