Associations to the word «Viscosity»


VISCOSITY, noun. (uncountable) The state of being viscous.
VISCOSITY, noun. (countable) (physics) A quantity expressing the magnitude of internal friction in a fluid, as measured by the force per unit area resisting uniform flow.
VISCOSITY, noun. (uncountable) (psychology) A tendency to prolong interpersonal encounters.
VISCOSITY PRINTING, noun. In printmaking, an intaglio method whereby multiple colors of ink may be printed simultaneously from the same plate, utilizing inks of varying viscosity, plates with multiple levels of etching and hard and soft brayers for applying the inks to the plate.

Dictionary definition

VISCOSITY, noun. Resistance of a liquid to shear forces (and hence to flow).

Wise words

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