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capillary action


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See capillarity.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The drawing of a liquid (often against gravity) into or up narrow interstices due to surface tension

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a phenomenon associated with surface tension and resulting in the elevation or depression of liquids in capillaries


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