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Word: viscous

Definition: (of a liquid) thick and sticky; gluey; viscid; CF. consistency


Sentences Containing 'viscous'

Attenuation is a measure of viscous properties.
Depending on species, Hormogonia can be many hundreds of micrometers in length and can travel as fast as 11 μm/s. They move via gliding motility, requiring a wet-able surface or a viscous substrate, such as agar for motion.
Furthermore illustrated with scientific theories and Quranic scripture, Ahmadis contend that the processes of life on Earth started from one single point of species (bacteria) with a mixture of water and a viscous clay-like substance.
Géricault painted with small brushes and viscous oils, which allowed little time for reworking and were dry by the next morning.
It can be converted into viscous longitudinal modulus.
Its shape is now constrained entirely by the mould and the previous shape is lost. Glass is viscous though and unlike metal casting, the soft glass does not flow through the mould.
Macroscopic viscous flow fields can direct self assembly of a random solution of particles into ordered crystals.
Sometimes they would fix upon my nose, or forehead, where they stung me to the quick, smelling very offensively; and I could easily trace that viscous matter, which, our naturalists tell us, enables those creatures to walk with their feet upwards upon a ceiling.
The assumptions of the equation are that the flow is laminar viscous and incompressible and the flow is through a constant circular cross-section that is substantially longer than its diameter.
The center differential was changed from a manually lockable unit (either open or locked) to a viscous-coupling limited-slip type.
The Full-time 4WD system in the GT-Four has viscous coupling limited slip center differential and some models are equipped with a Torsen rear differential. All export market GT-Four are wide-body Liftback models with flared fenders.
The general form of the equations of motion is not "ready for use", the stress tensor is still unknown so that more information is needed; this information is normally some knowledge of the viscous behavior of the fluid.
The glass becomes progressively softer, less rigid and less viscous with temperature.
The Q4 also incorporated three differential gears (normal at the front, epicyclic at the centre (including a Ferguson viscous coupling) and torsen self-locking at the rear).
The scale used a viscous fluid dashpot type of damping system and was remarkably fast. It soon became the favorite scale for many industrial applications because the torsion type taut band suspension made it very rugged and the simplicity of weighing combined with its fast damping made QC testing a simple chore.
The thin films can be thought to have pressure and viscous forces acting on them.
The value of "λ", which produces a viscous effect associated with volume change, is very difficult to determine, not even its sign is known with absolute certainty.
They discover a viscous substance left behind by the killer that the Doctor identifies as morphic residue.
They were sold in 1987 as 1988 models, and do have the viscous-coupling center differential. The ST165 was the only car to be sold with the first version of Toyota's 3S-GTE.
This cough may be productive, with expectoration of thick, viscous sputum.
This food-thickening property is thought to be caused by mucilaginous polysaccharides, which become more viscous with cooking and is called "drawability".
Viscous remanent magnetization (Abbreviated VRM), also known as viscous magnetization, is remanence that is acquired by ferromagnetic materials by sitting in a magnetic field for some time.
Viscous remanent magnetization is regarded as noise.
Viscous remanent magnetization is the result of jumps between magnetic states driven by thermal fluctuations.
We get pointless reiterations ("unbeatable gloating, unbelievable schadenfreude"); we get the word "puling" twice in eight pages, which, for a book that invokes Joyce, will not do; and we get wave after wave of viscous imagery ("congealed reality . . .
When the bearing is in operation, the rotating part of the bearing carries fresh oil in to the pad area through viscous drag.

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