electrocapillarity

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Definition of electrocapillarity

: a change in the surface tension between two immiscible liquids when an electric current passes through the interface from one to the other (as in capillary tubes)

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Other Words from electrocapillarity

electrocapillary \ "+ \ adjective

History and Etymology for electrocapillarity

International Scientific Vocabulary electr- + capillarity; originally formed as French électrocapillarité

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“Electrocapillarity.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/electrocapillarity. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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