capillary attraction

noun

Definition of capillary attraction

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

First Known Use of capillary attraction

1813, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of capillary attraction was in 1813

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“Capillary attraction.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/capillary%20attraction. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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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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