follow Dictionary.com

11 Trending Words of 2014

dynamic viscosity

noun, Physics.

coefficient of viscosity

noun, Physics.
1.
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
1920-1925
1920-25
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
dynamic-viscosity in Medicine

dynamic viscosity n.

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

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source
dynamic-viscosity in Science
dynamic viscosity  
See under viscosity.
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary
Copyright © 2002. Published by Houghton Mifflin. All rights reserved.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for dynamic viscosity

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for dynamic

15
17
Scrabble Words With Friends

Quotes with dynamic-viscosity