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macroviscosity: modern flow

vis·cos·i·ty [vi-skos-i-tee]

noun, plural -ties.

Physics. a. the property of a fluid that resists the force tending to cause the fluid to flow. b. the measure of the extent to which a fluid possesses this property.

 

Origin:

1375–1425; late Middle English < Medieval Latin viscōsitās, equivalent to Latin viscōs ( us ) viscous + -itās- -ity

 

-- Oil and water on teflon.--

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Taken on March 23, 2012