HyperDic: capillary_action

English > 1 sense of the expression capillary action:
NOUNphenomenoncapillary action, capillaritya phenomenon associated with surface tension and resulting in the elevation or depression of liquids / liquids in capillaries
English > capillary action: 1 sense > noun 1, phenomenon
MeaningA phenomenon associated with surface tension and resulting in the elevation or depression of liquids / liquids in capillaries.
Synonymcapillarity
Broadersurface tensionA phenomenon at the surface of a liquid / liquid caused by intermolecular forces
Spanishcapilaridad
Catalancapil·laritat

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