adjective see thixotropy

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  • thixotropic — 1927, from thixotropy, coined in German from Gk. thixis touching + trope turning …   Etymology dictionary

  • thixotropic — |thiksə.|träpik adjective : of, relating to, or exhibiting trixotropy thixotropic ink mayonnaise, a good example of a thixotropic fluid Technical News Bulletin * * * thixotropic / tropˈik/ adjective 1. Of or showing, thixotropy 2. (of paints) non …   Useful english dictionary

  • thixotropic — See thixotropy. * * * …   Universalium

  • thixotropic — adjective Becoming a fluid when agitated but solid or semi solid when allowed to stand. See Also: thixotropy …   Wiktionary

  • thixotropic — Pertaining to, or characterized by, thixotropy …   Medical dictionary

  • thixotropic — A colloidal sediment that becomes liquid as a result of agitation or pressure [Ingle, 1983] …   Crustacea glossary

  • Thixotropic — Тиксотропный …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • thixotropic — adj. (about a gel) changing into a fluid when stirred or shaken (Chemistry) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • thixotropic —    The capacity of fluids to decrease in stiffness when stirred. Such fluids are produced as oil painting media and are included in oil primers. They tend to be fast drying …   Glossary of Art Terms

  • thixotropic — thixo·trop·ic …   English syllables

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