capillary attraction

noun

Definition of capillary attraction 

: the force of adhesion between a solid and a liquid in capillarity

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1813, in the meaning defined above

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capillary attraction

noun

Medical Definition of capillary attraction 

: the force of adhesion between a solid and a liquid in capillarity

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