[OSM-talk] Drain socks
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Fri Mar 19 07:16:18 UTC 2021
The common use of the word 'fluid' only includes liquids.
Not everyone is a scientist. Even worse is the job of interpreting this
into other languages.
So, yes .. avoid the use of the word 'fluids'.
On 18/3/21 3:31 am, Volker Schmidt wrote:
> Hi François,
> the fact that I slipped up on this, as a physicist by education,
> illustrated that we may need to write explicitly "liquids and gasses".
> That way we also exclude, correctly, kthe third type of fluids, which
> are plasmas, if my memory is correct.
> On Wed, 17 Mar 2021 at 17:15, François Lacombe
> <fl.infosreseaux at gmail.com <mailto:fl.infosreseaux at gmail.com>> wrote:
> Hi Volker
> Le mer. 17 mars 2021 à 11:01, Volker Schmidt <voschix at gmail.com
> <mailto:voschix at gmail.com>> a écrit :
> As air is a fluid, this would cover both water and
> ventilation outlets.
> The boiling point of liquid air is −194.35 °C
> Air is a mix of mainly three gases, and in the context that
> Martin has in mind certainly not liquid.
> I said fluid, not liquid.
> Fluids include gases and liquids.
> Indeed this definition would appropriately cover water, air and
> natural gas in pipelines.
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