coefficient of viscosity

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coefficient of viscosity

n. pl. coefficients of viscosity
The degree to which a fluid resists flow under an applied force, measured by the tangential friction force per unit area divided by the velocity gradient under conditions of streamline flow.
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Noun1.coefficient of viscosity - a measure of the resistance to flow of a fluid under an applied forcecoefficient of viscosity - a measure of the resistance to flow of a fluid under an applied force
coefficient - a constant number that serves as a measure of some property or characteristic