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n. pl. vis·cos·i·ties
1. The condition or property of being viscous.
2. Physics Coefficient of viscosity.
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n, pl -ties
1. the state or property of being viscous
2. (General Physics) physics
a. the extent to which a fluid resists a tendency to flow
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vis•cos•i•ty(vɪˈskɒs ɪ ti)
n., pl. -ties.
1. the state or quality of being viscous.
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 property.
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The resistance of a substance to flow. A substance that can flow easily has a low viscosity. A substance that cannot flow easily has a high viscosity.
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the quality or condition of being able to adhere to things. — viscous, adj.See also: Materials, Properties of
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In fluids, the resistance to flow.
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|Noun||1.||viscosity - resistance of a liquid to shear forces (and hence to flow)|
consistency, eubstance, consistence, body - the property of holding together and retaining its shape; "wool has more body than rayon"; "when the dough has enough consistency it is ready to bake"
stickiness - the property of sticking to a surface
sliminess - a property resembling or being covered with slime
glueyness, gluiness, gumminess, ropiness, tackiness, viscidity, viscidness, cohesiveness - the property of being cohesive and sticky
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viscosity[vɪsˈkɒsɪtɪ] N → viscosidad f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
viscosity[vɪsˈkɒsəti] n → viscosité f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
viscosity[vɪsˈkɒsɪtɪ] n → viscosità
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
n. viscosidad, cualidad de ser viscoso, esp. la propiedad de los líquidos de no fluir libremente debido a la fricción de las moléculas.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
viscosityn (pl -ties) viscosidad f
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