Capillarity

Definition of Capillarity

Cap`il`lar´i`ty
n.1.
1.The quality or condition of being capillary.
2.(Physics) The peculiar action by which the surface of a liquid, where it is in contact with a solid (as in a capillary tube), is elevated or depressed; capillary attraction.

Related Words

capillary action, surface tension
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