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vis·cous

 (vĭs′kəs)
adj.
1. Having relatively high resistance to flow.
2. Viscid; sticky.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Late Latin viscōsus; see viscose.]

vis′cous·ly adv.
vis′cous·ness n.

viscous

(ˈvɪskəs) or

viscose

adj
1. (of liquids) thick and sticky; viscid
2. having or involving viscosity
[C14: from Late Latin viscōsus; see viscose]
ˈviscously adv
ˈviscousness n

vis•cous

(ˈvɪs kəs)

adj.
1. of a glutinous nature or consistency; sticky; thick; adhesive.
2. having the property of viscosity.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Late Latin viscōsus= Latin visc(um) mistletoe, birdlime (made with mistletoe berries) + -ōsus -ous]
vis′cous•ly, adv.
vis′cous•ness, n.

vis·cous

(vĭs′kəs)
Having relatively high resistance to flow. As the molecules of a viscous fluid, such as honey, slide past each other, the friction between them causes the fluid to flow very slowly.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.viscous - having a relatively high resistance to flow
thick - relatively dense in consistency; "thick cream"; "thick soup"; "thick smoke"; "thick fog"
2.viscous - having the sticky properties of an adhesive
adhesive - tending to adhere

viscous

adjective thick, sticky, gooey (informal), adhesive, tenacious, clammy, syrupy, glutinous, gummy, gelatinous, icky (informal), gluey, treacly, mucilaginous, viscid a viscous, white, sticky liquid

viscous

adjective
Having a heavy, gluey quality:
Translations
viskoottinen
visceus

viscous

[ˈvɪskəs] ADJviscoso

viscous

[ˈvɪskəs] adjvisqueux/euse, gluant(e)

viscous

adj (form)zähflüssig; (Phys) → viskos

viscous

[ˈvɪskəs] adjviscoso/a

vis·cous

a. viscoso-a, gelatinoso-a, pegajoso-a.

viscous

adj viscoso
References in classic literature ?
The surface of the frame was black with what appeared at first sight to be a thick, bubbling fluid of some sort, pouring viscously to and fro as if some hidden fire had been lighted beneath it.
50] for pulses in lipid monolayers at the air-water interface is a second-order wave equation that is viscously coupled (by the first derivative) to the liquid (water) underneath.
Writing in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the researchers report that the stiffer collagen networks become in response to a deformation, the more quickly they relax viscously.
The ice deeper down flows more viscously, dampening impacts on the surface topography.
The gallery also displayed four viscously rendered cheeseburger paintings (all 2012), two abstractly articulated plates of Chinese food (both 1994), and a miscellany of paintings spanning Robinson's career portraying frontal views of whiskey bottles, cigarettes, pastries, and painkillers.
After viscously knocking down Hammond three times within the first 1:39 seconds, referee Brian Slutts stopped the fight which was scheduled for 10 rounds.
This assessment is supported by the fact that for the four White researchers mentioned above, the activity of the Kongo initiatory schools were centered on dances and obscenities, or at least included them viscously (van Wing 1938: 197; Janzen 1982: 118, 134; Bittremieux 1948: 98, 207), while to Kongo researcher Fukiau (1969: 146), the Kongo initiates of the Lemba (the Kongo civil initiatory academy) said that what they were taught in the forest is similar to the teaching of the Christian church.