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wettability

[wet-uh-bil-i-tee] /ˌwɛt əˈbɪl ɪ ti/
noun
1.
the condition of being wettable.
2.
the degree or extent to which something absorbs or can be made to absorb moisture.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30; wett(able) + -ability
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  • Experimental work confirmed the utility of using surfactants to recover additional oil through alteration of wettability.

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