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absolute viscosity

noun, Physics. Unabridged
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  • absolute viscosity is a measure of this resistance to flow.
  • Centipoise is used to measure absolute viscosity and centistoke is used to measure kinematic viscosity of a liquid fuel.
  • The viscosity of petroleum products is usually expressed as kinematic viscosity, which is absolute viscosity divided by density.
  • Kinematic viscosity is a ratio of absolute viscosity divided by density of the liquid fuel.
British Dictionary definitions for absolute viscosity

absolute viscosity

a full name for viscosity, used to distinguish it from kinematic viscosity and specific viscosity
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