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Capillarity tubes
Capillary Cap"il*la*ry (k[a^]p"[i^]l*l[asl]*r[y^] or k[.a]*p[i^]l"l[.a]*r[y^]; 277), a. [L. capillaris, fr. capillus hair. Cf. Capillaire.] 1. Resembling a hair; fine; minute; very slender; having minute tubes or interspaces; having very small bore; as, the capillary vessels of animals and plants. 2. Pertaining to capillary tubes or vessels; as, capillary action. Capillary attraction, Capillary repulsion, the apparent attraction or repulsion between a solid and liquid caused by capillarity. See Capillarity, and Attraction. Capillarity tubes. See the Note under Capillarity.
Electro-capillarity
Electro-capillarity E*lec`tro-cap`il*lar"i*ty, n. (Physics) The occurrence or production of certain capillary effects by the action of an electrical current or charge.

Meaning of Capillarity from wikipedia

- Capillary action (sometimes capillarity, capillary motion, capillary effect, or wicking) is the ability of a liquid to flow in narrow spaces without the...
- Elasto-capillarity is the ability of capillary force to deform an elastic material. From the viewpoint of mechanics, elastocapillarity phenomena essentially...
- "Folgerungen aus den Capillaritätserscheinungen" ("Conclusions from the Capillarity Phenomena") was published in the journal Annalen der Physik. On 30 April...
- liquids. Surface tension is an important factor in the phenomenon of capillarity. Surface tension has the dimension of force per unit length, or of energy...
- same way. Archimedes' principle does not consider the surface tension (capillarity) acting on the body. Moreover, Archimedes' principle has been found to...
- fluid. Archimedes' principle does not consider the surface tension (capillarity) acting on the body, but this additional force modifies only the amount...
- measure of the capacity of the medium to absorb or desorb liquid by capillarity. According to C Hall and W D Hoff, the sorptivity expresses the tendency...
- die. Water moves in soil under the influence of gravity, osmosis and capillarity. When water enters the soil, it displaces air from interconnected macropores...
- braided cotton. The wick's capillarity determines the rate at which the melted hydrocarbon is conve**** to the flame. If the capillarity is too great, the molten...
- ; Mecke, K.; Jacobs, K.; Gorb, S.N. & Arzt, E. (2005). "Evidence for capillarity contributions to gecko adhesion from single spatula nanomechanical measurements"...
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