1. violent or unsteady movement of air or water, or of some other fluid.
    "the plane shuddered as it entered some turbulence"
    rough air currents · irregular atmospheric motion · uneven air movement · roughness · storminess · tempestuousness · heaviness · violence · wildness · choppiness ·
late Middle English: from Old French, or from late Latin turbulentia, from turbulentus ‘full of commotion’ ( see turbulent).
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the plane shuddered as it entered some turbulence.
the pilot jounced the ship through turbulence.
political turbulence.
How to say turbulence in other languages?
Laguages Translations
Afrikaans turbulensie
Arabic (NOUN)الاضطرابات, الصخب, اضطراب, التقلبات
Bangla ঝাকি দিচ্ছে
Bosnian (Latin) turbulencija
Bulgarian (NOUN)турбуленция, сътресения
Cantonese (Traditional) 湍流
Catalan (NOUN)turbulència
Chinese Simplified 湍流
Chinese Traditional 湍流
Croatian (NOUN)turbulencija, vreve
Danish (NOUN)turbulens, uro, uroen
Dutch (NOUN)turbulentie, onrust, onstuimigheid, beroering
Estonian (NOUN)turbulentsi
Fijian na yavavala
Filipino pag-uga
Finnish (NOUN)turbulenssi, levottomuutta
German (NOUN)Turbulenzen, Verwirbelungen, Unruhe
Greek (NOUN)αναταράξεις, τύρβης
Haitian Creole tibilans
Hebrew זרימה טורבולנטית
Hindi (NOUN)अशांति, अस्तव्यस्तता
Hmong Daw kiv
Hungarian (NOUN)turbulencia, zavarok
Indonesian (NOUN)turbulensi
Italian (NOUN)turbolenza
Japanese (NOUN)乱流, 乱れ, 乱気流, タービュランス, 大荒れ, 乱
Kiswahili msukosuko
Korean (NOUN)난기류, 소란, 기류, 뒤틀기
Latvian (NOUN)satricinājumiem, svārstībām
Lithuanian (NOUN)Turbulencija, neramumų
Malagasy fisafotofotoana
Malay (Latin) pergolakan
Maltese t-turbulenza
Norwegian Bokmål turbulens
Persian (NOUN)تلاطم
Polish (NOUN)turbulencji, zawirowań
Portuguese (NOUN)turbulência
Querétaro Otomi turbulencia
Romanian (NOUN)turbulenţe
Russian (NOUN)турбулентности, завихрение, потрясений, нестабильности
Samoan faafitauli
Serbian (Cyrillic) турбуленција
Serbian (Latin) turbulencija
Slovak (NOUN)turbulencie
Slovenian (NOUN)pretresi
Spanish (NOUN)turbulencia
Swedish (NOUN)turbulens, oron
Tahitian mau aoiraa
Tamil கொந்தளிப்பு
Telugu అధ్యయనాలు
Thai ความปั่นป่วน
Tongan 'ea
Turkish (NOUN)türbülans
Ukrainian (NOUN)турбулентність
Urdu تمرد
Vietnamese nhiễu loạn
Welsh (NOUN)gynnwrf, cythrwfl, terfysg, cynnwrf, aflonyddwch
Yucatec Maya turbulencia
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