American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Tending to dilate; dilating.
- adj. Exhibiting dilatancy.
- n. A dilator.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Dilating; relating to dilatancy, or to a substance possessing this property.
- n. A substance having the property of dilatancy.
- n. In surgery, an instrument used to dilate, as a tent, a bougie, a sound, etc.
- n. In physical, the liquid or gas, within a dilatometer, the expansion of which is to be measured.
“(Hint: Putty behaves as a "dilatant," which means it reacts differently to hard, fast pressure than it does to slow, even pressure.”
“The first is a link to a video on YouTube, and the second goes to the wikipedia page on dilatant.”
“I like this video better though - it shows how sound waves from a subwoofer produce interesting shapes in a dilatant.”
“We refer to this fluid as a shear thickening, or dilatant, fluid.”
“According to WSJ, Dow-Corning sells most of its 100,000-pound annual production of dilatant compound to Crayola maker, Binney & Smith Inc., in Easton, PA, which processes it and sells it under its Silly Putty brand.”
“Most will hold back for a while until they feel that you are really cinsear and not just another dilatant passing thru.”
“The technology, dubbed "liquid armor" by its developers, harnesses the unique properties of shear thickening or dilatant fluids that "lock" together when subjected to a force and is designed to enhance the existing energy absorbing properties of material structures like Kevlar.”
“Drilling in the Lucky Strike area is aimed at potential higher grade dilatant zones that may exist at bends in the structure.”
“Scientists at BAE Systems in Bristol, UK have come up with a "shear-thickening" (or dilatant) liquid that can be combined with Kevlar to create a new, more powerful bullet-proof material.”
“Instantly identifiable due to a great colour choice, d3o's claim to fame is that it's made from a dilatant substance - that is, one in which viscosity increases with the rate of shear.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘dilatant’.
These come from gamma meditation ,I think.
Words that, at the I put them here, weren't being listed by anyone else in the entire universe.
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