Difference between revisions of "Capillary action"

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* chemistry: The drawing of a liquid up the inside of a small-bore tube when adhesive forces exceed cohesive forces, or the depression of the surface of the liquid when cohesive forces exceed the adhesive forces.
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* chemistry
* geology: See: [[capillarity]] <br/>Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms  
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# The drawing of a liquid up the inside of a small-bore tube when adhesive forces exceed cohesive forces, or the depression of the surface of the liquid when cohesive forces exceed the adhesive forces.
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* geology
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# See: [[capillarity]] <br/>Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms  
  
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Latest revision as of 13:38, 3 November 2021

  • chemistry
  1. The drawing of a liquid up the inside of a small-bore tube when adhesive forces exceed cohesive forces, or the depression of the surface of the liquid when cohesive forces exceed the adhesive forces.
  • geology
  1. See: capillarity
    Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms


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