capillary potential


Definition of capillary potential

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

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“Capillary potential.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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