capillary tube


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capillary tube

n
(General Physics) a glass tube with a fine bore and thick walls, used in thermometers, etc
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Noun1.capillary tube - a tube of small internal diametercapillary tube - a tube of small internal diameter; holds liquid by capillary action
thermometer - measuring instrument for measuring temperature
tube, tubing - conduit consisting of a long hollow object (usually cylindrical) used to hold and conduct objects or liquids or gases
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A capillary tube with pressure taps generated on its surface is known as an instrumented capillary tube, while a tube without pressure taps is known as a noninstrumented capillary tube.
Blood specimens in each capillary tube are manually aspirated.
The drop-in replacement entailed oil change (in the R-22 unit), charge optimization, and capillary tube length optimization.
wherein at least 1% of the reinforcing elements of said at least one layer of the carcass reinforcement are capillary tubes and wherein, in a plane of section perpendicular to the axis of the capillary tube, the ratio of the open area to the area of material is greater than 0.
The Quantitative Buffy Coat (QBC) technique involves the use of special fluorochrome dye to highlight malaria parasite at predictable location of a specially prepared capillary tube.
2] at the end of the capillary tube in an "expansion room" (see Figure 1) creates a C[O.
Before the difference in the molecules' mass-to-charge ratio (m/z) is measured for quantification, the ions typically pass through a capillary tube to keep the sample ionized.
The expansion happens in a carefully designed restriction called a capillary tube.
To use the device, a patient pricks his or her finger to draw blood into a capillary tube then connects the tube to a microfluidic cassette.
The CO, extracts heat from the mold and escapes from the mold through the annular gap between the capillary tube and the mold channel.
A tapered probe with a hole at the position of the inside focal point is designed for a capillary tube with different liquids in it.
In fact, cooling efficiency, insulation characteristics and door-open recovery times have all been enhanced through proprietary innovations, including a capillary tube heat exchanger, next-generation VIP PLUS insulation and the Cool Safe compressor.