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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.
The submergence was varied for four fully baffled configurations running at [N.
Ideal for use with the Maxliner internally baffled liner.
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.
The Catholic Church is said to be shocked, shamed and baffled by figures showing that 55 priests in England and Wales have been de-frocked since 2001 for carrying out sex abuse.
The construction of baffled channels in water treatment plants with no mechanical parts is considered to be more reliable, requires less maintenance and hence reduces cost [27].
Wilfried and Deiying [4] analyzed the influence of baffle/shell leakage flow on the thermal performance in baffled shell-and-tube heat exchangers with different distances between baffles is studied experimentally.
Summary: Experts are baffled by a giant eye which washed up on a beach in Florida.