noun, plural cap·il·lar·ies.
Origin of capillary
Related formsin·ter·cap·il·lar·y, adjectivenon·cap·il·lar·y, adjective, noun, plural non·cap·il·lar·ies.
Examples 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