viscosity

  • 1 viscosity — [vis käs′ə tē] n. pl. viscosities [ME viscosite < ML viscositas] 1. the state or quality of being viscous 2. a) Physics the internal friction of a fluid which makes it resist flowing past a solid surface or other layers of the fluid: symbol, η …

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  • 2 Viscosity — Vis*cos i*ty, n. [Cf. F. viscosit[ e], LL. viscositas.] 1. The quality or state of being viscous. [1913 Webster] 2. (Physics) A property possessed by a viscous fluid, being a resistance to the forces causing a fluid to flow, caused by… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 viscosity — index adhesion (affixing) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 4 viscosity — (n.) early 15c., from O.Fr. viscosite or directly from M.L. viscositas, from L. viscosus (see VISCOUS (Cf. viscous)) …

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  • 5 viscosity —  Viscosity  Вязкость   Свойство текучих тел (жидкостей и газов) оказывать сопротивление перемещению одной их части относительно другой. Одно из трёх явлений переноса. Вязкость твёрдых тел обладает рядом специфических особенностей и… …

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  • 6 viscosity — ► NOUN (pl. viscosties) 1) the state of being viscous. 2) a quantity expressing the magnitude of internal friction in a fluid, as measured by the force per unit area resisting uniform flow …

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  • 7 Viscosity — For other uses, see Viscosity (disambiguation). Viscosity The substance above has lower viscosity than the substance below SI symbol: μ, η SI unit: Pa·s  …

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  • 8 viscosity — /vi skos i tee/, n., pl. viscosities. 1. the state or quality of being viscous. 2. Physics. a. the property of a fluid that resists the force tending to cause the fluid to flow. b. the measure of the extent to which a fluid possesses this… …

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  • 9 viscosity — ALASKA VOLCANO OBSERVATORY GLOSSARY A measure of resistance to flow in a liquid (water has low viscosity while honey has a higher viscosity.) GLOSSARY OF VOLCANIC TERMS A measurement of the ratio of shear stress to the rate of shear strain in a… …

    Glossary of volcanic terms

  • 10 viscosity — klampos koeficientas statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Apibrėžtį žr. priede. priedas( ai) Grafinis formatas atitikmenys: angl. coefficient of viscosity; dynamic viscosity; viscosity; viscosity factor vok. dynamische… …

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  • 11 viscosity — [1] A measure of an oil s ability to pour or be thick. Every container of oil is marked with the viscosity of the oil. Straight weight (also called single viscosity or single weight ) oil has a single number like 30 weight. A lower number means… …

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  • 12 viscosity — n. (pl. ies) 1 the quality or degree of being viscous. 2 Physics a (of a fluid) internal friction, the resistance to flow. b a quantity expressing this. Phrases and idioms: dynamic viscosity a quantity measuring the force needed to overcome… …

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  • 13 viscosity — [[t]vɪskɒ̱sɪti[/t]] N UNCOUNT: oft N of n Viscosity is the quality that some liquids have of being thick and sticky. ...the viscosity of the paint …

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  • 14 viscosity —    The relative resistance of a liquid to stirring or movement, and its stickiness. The thicker it is the greater is its viscosity; the thinner it is the lesser is its viscosity. Also see aqueous, caustic, clean up, consistency, hazardous, hot… …

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  • 15 viscosity — noun (plural ties) Etymology: Middle English viscosite, from Anglo French viscosité, from Medieval Latin viscositat , viscositas, from Late Latin viscosus viscous Date: 14th century 1. the quality or state of being viscous 2. the property of… …

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  • 16 viscosity — a stock throughout its area of distribution does not have complete and instantaneous mixing of individuals. A fishery on one area of a stock will impact the whole stock on a time scale and to a degree that is a function of the stock s viscosity …

    Dictionary of ichthyology

  • 17 viscosity — In general, the resistance to flow or alteration of shape by any substance as a result of molecular cohesion; most frequently applied to liquids as the resistance of a fluid to flow because of a shearing force. [L. viscositas, fr. viscosus,… …

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  • 18 viscosity — klampa statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Dydis, skaitine verte lygus dviejų skysčio arba dujų sluoksnių vidinės trinties jėgai, kai tų sluoksnių sąlyčio plotas ir jų judėjimo tam tikra kryptimi greičio gradientas lygūs… …

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  • 19 viscosity — klampumas statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Medžiagos vidinė trintis, priešinimasis tekėjimui, deformavimui. atitikmenys: angl. viscosity vok. Viskosität, f rus. вязкость, f pranc. viscosité, f …

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  • 20 viscosity — klampa statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Dažnai vartojamas sutrumpintas dinaminės klampos pavadinimas. atitikmenys: angl. viscosity rus. вязкость …

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