noun, plural cap·il·lar·ies.
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Origin of capillary
OTHER WORDS FROM capillaryin·ter·cap·il·lar·y, adjectivenon·cap·il·lar·y, adjective, noun, plural non·cap·il·lar·ies.
Words nearby capillary
Example sentences from the Web for capillary
Most drivers using this road are headed to and from a handful of capillary valleys in the Pech.Heart of Darkness: Into Afghanistan’s Taliban Valley|Matt Trevithick, Daniel Seckman|November 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A loose plug of cotton-wool in the open mouth completes the capillary pipette.The Elements of Bacteriological Technique|John William Henry Eyre
These phenomena would be due rather to capillary action and the resulting cohesion.Pressure, Resistance, and Stability of Earth|J. C. Meem
While the capillary attraction switch is turned off you will simply have to get used to this.Common Science|Carleton W. Washburne
(b) Middle segment, from which capillary vessels are derived, ramifying upon and between the developing hepatic cylinders.The Anatomy of the Human Peritoneum and Abdominal Cavity|George. S. Huntington
It is impossible to set limits to so uncertain a power as this of capillary attraction.Farm drainage|Henry Flagg French