movable barrier

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n movable barrier a barrier that can be moved to allow passage
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Usage


In science:

It is also possible to consider the case when the reservoir is separated from the system by a movable barrier (that equalizes pressures on both sides) and the external force is applied to the same barrier.
Reexamination of experimental tests of the fluctuation theorem
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