rheology

[ree-ol-uh-jee]
noun
the study of the deformation and flow of matter.

Origin:
1925–30; rheo- + -logy

rheologic [ree-uh-loj-ik] , rheological, adjective
rheologist, noun
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rheology (rɪˈɒlədʒɪ)
 
n
the branch of physics concerned with the flow and change of shape of matter
 
rheological
 
adj
 
rhe'ologist
 
n

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rheology rhe·ol·o·gy (rē-ŏl'ə-jē)
n.
The study of the deformation and flow of matter.


rhe'o·log'i·cal (rē'ə-lŏj'ĭ-kəl) adj.
rhe'o·log'i·cal·ly adv.
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His research interests include polymer fluid mechanics, rheology of complex materials and energy.
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