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Baffle

In film, a movable panel that absorbs light and sound in order to minimize unwanted reflections and echoes. A baffle is relevant to marketing because it improves film quality and therefore improves commercials.
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Single and multiphase CFD approaches for modelling partially baffled stirred vessels: Comparison of experimental data with numerical predictions, Chemical Engineering Science 62: 6246-6262.
To keep the attic cooler, opt for a lighter color roofing material, insist on an externally baffled ridge vent, consider increasing the insulation thickness in the attic or staple a reflective film to the bottom of the top truss chords.
"You may also have been baffled by the repetitious and unhelpful nature of the questions and the completely haphazard way in which the interview was conducted.
The submergence was varied for four fully baffled configurations running at [N.sub.jd] with a single impeller diameter.
I was baffled more than anything as to where it has all come from and why.
Ideal for use with the Maxliner internally baffled liner.
The shape of a smooth baffled vessel resembles a common kitchen blender, which is also designed for very vigorous mixing action with sanitary, easy-clean features.
Thus Aalto's interiors may be well-lit, but also resonate with nature -- materializing the forest in baffled screens, the snowy winter and summer night in white cavities, a misty veil of sky in rooflights, and a shimmering lake in ribbed ceramic tile.
The unit is baffled internally, creating individually controllable sections within the unit.
However baffled a reader may feel, wouldn't the ordinary Hawaiian, Sherpa, or Javanese feel even more baffled by these dexterous analyses of pictorial, verbal, and dramatized "tellings" of the past?
At first look, the baffled Voyager imaging team dubbed them "circi maximi," after the ancient Roman racetrack; now they have been separately -- though not much more commitally -- named the "trapezoid," the "banded ovoid" and the "ridged ovoid," while the scientists wonder what caused Miranda's tortured geologic evolution.