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Webster 1913 Edition


Viscosity

Vis-cos′i-ty

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Noun.
[Cf. F.
viscosité
, LL.
viscositas
.]
1.
The quality or state of being viscous.

Webster 1828 Edition


Viscosity

VISCOS'ITY

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Definition 2022


viscosity

viscosity

English

Noun

viscosity (countable and uncountable, plural viscosities)

  1. (uncountable) The state of being viscous.
  2. (countable, physics) A quantity expressing the magnitude of internal friction in a fluid, as measured by the force per unit area resisting uniform flow.
  3. (uncountable, psychology) A tendency to prolong interpersonal encounters.

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