Adjective "vaned" definition and examples

Definitions and examples


  1. 'Furthermore, in the vaned diffuser, the secondary flow directed from the suction surface to the pressure surface of the vanes is prevented.'
  2. 'Centrifugal compressors use a vaned rotating disk or impeller in a shaped housing to force the gas to the rim of the impeller, increasing the velocity of the gas.'
  3. 'In the vaned impeller, the fluid undergoes an abrupt acceleration and change of direction as it enters the rotor.'


1. weather vane.

2. a blade, plate, sail, etc., in the wheel of a windmill, to be moved by the air.

3. any of a number of blades or plates attached radially to a rotating drum or cylinder, as in a turbine or pump, that move or are moved by a fluid, as steam, water, hot gases, or air.

4. a person who is readily changeable or fickle.

5. Aerospace. any fixed or movable plane surface on the outside of a rocket providing directional control while the rocket is within the atmosphere. a simi

More examples(as adjective)

"molecules can be vaned."

"cowls can be vaned."

"comments can be vaned."