Definition of Kelvin–Helmholtz in English:

Kelvin–Helmholtz

noun

Physics
  • Attributive Designating the instability of an interface between two fluids in relative motion, and associated phenomena.

Origin

1940s; earliest use found in Journal Marine Research. From the title of Lord Kelvin + the name of H. L. F. von Helmholtz.

Pronunciation

Kelvin–Helmholtz

/ˌkɛlvɪnˈhɛlmhɒlts//ˌkɛlvɪnˈhɛlmhəʊlts/