dynamic-viscosity

dynamic viscosity

noun Physics.
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coefficient of viscosity

noun Physics.
the measure of the viscosity of a fluid, equal to the force per unit area required to maintain a difference of velocity of one unit distance per unit time between two parallel planes in the fluid that lie in the direction of flow and are separated by one unit distance: usually expressed in poise or centipoise.
Also called absolute viscosity, dynamic viscosity.


Origin:
1920–25

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dynamic viscosity n.

Symbol μ A measure of the molecular frictional resistance of a fluid as calculated using Newton's law.

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dynamic viscosity  
See under viscosity.
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