viscidity


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vis·cid

 (vĭs′ĭd)
adj.
1. Thick and adhesive. Used of a fluid.
2. Covered with a sticky or clammy coating.

[Late Latin viscidus, from Latin viscum, mistletoe, birdlime made from mistletoe berries.]

vis·cid′i·ty, vis′cid·ness n.
vis′cid·ly adv.
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Noun1.viscidity - the property of being cohesive and stickyviscidity - the property of being cohesive and sticky
viscosity, viscousness - resistance of a liquid to shear forces (and hence to flow)
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viscidity

noun
The physical property of being viscous:
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Great tails lashed in frenzied anger about us, razor-like talons cut our limbs and bodies, and a green and sticky syrup, such as oozes from a crushed caterpillar, smeared us from head to foot, for every cut and thrust of our longswords brought spurts of this stuff upon us from the severed arteries of the plant men, through which it courses in its sluggish viscidity in lieu of blood.
In this paper, taking the viscidity and turbulence into consideration and gas-liquid two-phase flow as the object of study, the transmission equation considering the content of gaseous mass is given as follows [21-24]:
As the oil in hydraulic cylinder is considered to be compressible viscous fluid with constant viscidity, the basic principle of applying the CFD method can be described as follows: