kinematic viscosity

noun Physics.
the coefficient of viscosity of a fluid divided by the density, usually measured in stokes.
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kinematic viscosity
 
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ν a measure of the resistance to flow of a fluid, equal to its absolute viscosity divided by its density

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kinematic viscosity kin·e·mat·ic viscosity (kĭn'ə-māt'ĭk)
n.

Symbol ν A measure used in fluid flow studies, usually expressed as the dynamic viscosity divided by the density of the fluid.

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kinematic viscosity   (kĭn'ə-māt'ĭk)  Pronunciation Key 
See under viscosity.
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The flow rate of a fluid will be determined by its kinematic viscosity, which is the viscosity divided by the density.
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