American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. See capillarity.
- n. The drawing of a liquid (often against gravity) into or up narrow interstices due to surface tension
- n. a phenomenon associated with surface tension and resulting in the elevation or depression of liquids in capillaries
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