capillary potential


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  • capillary potential — noun 1. : the work done in bringing a unit mass of liquid from a level liquid surface to any point within a capillary region 2. : the driving force that causes moisture to move in soil by capillarity …   Useful english dictionary

  • capillary potential —    The scalar quantity that represents the work required to move a unit mass of water from the soil to a chosen reference location and energy state [22] …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

  • capillary conductivity —    1. The property of an unsaturated porous medium to transmit liquid [22].    2. Coefficient which expresses the extent to which an unsaturated permeable medium allows flow of water through its interstices, under a unit gradient of capillary… …   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 leak syndrome — Classification and external resources DiseasesDB 34090 MeSH D019559 Capillary leak syndrom …   Wikipedia

  • Capillary wave — A capillary wave is a wave travelling along the interface between two fluids, whose dynamics are dominated by the effects of surface tension.Capillary waves are common in nature and home, and are often referred to as ripple. The wavelength of… …   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 electrometer — noun : an electrometer for measuring small electric potential differences based upon change of surface tension between mercury and an electrolytic solution in a capillary tube with change of potential difference between the liquids * * *… …   Useful english dictionary

  • capillary head —    The potential, expressed in head of water, that causes the water to flow by capillary action [22] …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

  • Alveolar capillary dysplasia — Classification and external resources OMIM 265380 Alveolar capillary dysplasia (ACD, also congenital alveolar dysplasia) is a very rare congenital malformation involving abnormal development of the capillary vascular system around the alveoli of… …   Wikipedia

  • Luggin capillary — A Luggin capillary (also Luggin probe, Luggin tip, or Luggin Haber capillary) is a small tube that is used in electrochemistry. The capillary defines a clear sensing point for the reference electrode near the working electrode. [ cite… …   Wikipedia

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