electrocapillarity

noun \"+\

Definition of electrocapillarity

  1. :  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)

electrocapillary

\"+\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of electrocapillarity

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


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