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The study of the deformation and flow of matter.

rhe′o·log′i·cal (rē′ə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
rhe′o·log′i·cal·ly adv.
rhe·ol′o·gist n.


(General Physics) the branch of physics concerned with the flow and change of shape of matter
rheological, rheological adj
rheˈologist n


(riˈɒl ə dʒi)

the study of the deformation and flow of matter.
rhe`o•log′i•cal, adj.
rhe•ol′o•gist, n.


Chemistry and Geology. the study of the flow and deformation of colloids, especially pastes. — rheologist, n. — rheologic, rheological, adj.
See also: Matter
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Noun1.rheology - the branch of physics that studies the deformation and flow of matter
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