redwood seconds

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Redwood seconds
(functioning as singular) Saybolt universal seconds See also Engler degrees a scale of measurement of viscosity based on the time in seconds taken for fluid to flow through a standard orifice: accepted as standard in the UK in 1886
[named after Sir B. Redwood (1846--1919), English chemist who proposed it]

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