capillary forces

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Atmospheric Sciences (English-Chinese) dictionary. 2014.

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  • capillary action —    The movement of water in the interstices of a porous medium due to capillary forces [22].    Synonymous with capillarity, capillary water, and capillary migration …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

  • capillary fringe —    The lower subdivision of the unsaturated zone immediately above the water table in which the interstices are filled with water under pressure less than that of the atmosphere, being continuous with the water below the water table but held… …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

  • capillary water —    1. Water held in the soil above the phreatic surface by capillary forces [22].    2. Soil water above hydroscopic moisture and below the field capacity [22] …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

  • Capillary action — Capillary action, capillarity, capillary motion, or wicking is the ability of a substance to draw another substance into it. The standard reference is to a tube in plants but can be seen readily with porous paper. It occurs when the adhesive… …   Wikipedia

  • Capillary surface — In fluid mechanics and mathematics, a capillary surface is a surface that represents the interface between two different fluids. As a consequence of being a surface, a capillary surface has no thickness in slight contrast with most real fluid… …   Wikipedia

  • Capillary electrophoresis — Infobox chemical analysis name = Capillary electrophoresis caption = acronym = CE classification =Electrophoresis analytes = Biomolecules Chiral molecules manufacturers = related = gel electrophoresis Two dimensional gel electrophoresis… …   Wikipedia

  • Capillary — Capillaries are the smallest of a body s blood vessels, measuring 5 10 μm in diameter, which connect arterioles and venules, and enable the interchange of water, oxygen, carbon dioxide, and many other nutrient and waste chemical substances… …   Wikipedia

  • Capillary number — In fluid dynamics, the capillary number represents the relative effect of viscous forces versus surface tension acting across an interface between a liquid and a gas, or between two immiscible liquids. It is defined as: ext{Ca}… …   Wikipedia

  • capillary action — elevation of the surface of liquids due to surface tension and the forces of adhesion and cohesion …   English contemporary dictionary

  • capillary action — /kəˈpɪləri ækʃən/ (say kuh piluhree akshuhn) noun the elevation or depression of liquids in fine tubes, etc., due to the relative strengths of the intermolecular forces within the liquid, as by surface tension, and the attraction between the… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Wood drying — (also seasoning lumber or timber seasoning) refers to reducing the moisture content of wood prior to its use. For some purposes wood is not dried at all (it is used green ) [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Green wood] . Often the wood needs to be in …   Wikipedia

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