thixotrope

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thixotropic (ˌθɪksəˈtrɒpɪk)
 
adj
(of fluids and gels) having a viscosity that decreases when a stress is applied, as when stirred: thixotropic paints
 
[C20: from Greek thixis the act of touching + -tropic]
 
thixotropy
 
n
 
thixotrope
 
n

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