Darcy

[ dahr-see ]
/ ˈdɑr si /

noun

a male given name.
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British Dictionary definitions for darcys (1 of 2)

darcy

/ (ˈdɑːsɪ) /

noun

geology a unit expressing the permeability coefficient of rockSymbol: D

Word Origin for darcy

named after Henri-Philibert-Gaspard Darcy (1803–58), French hydraulic engineer

British Dictionary definitions for darcys (2 of 2)

Darcy

/ (ˈdɑːsɪ) /

noun

(James) Les (lie). 1895–1917, Australian boxer and folk hero, who lost only five professional fights and was never knocked out, considered a martyr after his death from septicaemia during a tour of the United States

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Science definitions for darcys

darcy

[ där ]

A unit used to measure the permeability of porous substances such as soil. One darcy is equal to the passage of 1 cubic centimeter of fluid having a viscosity of 1 centipoise for 1 second under the pressure of 1 atmosphere through a medium having a volume of 1 cubic centimeter.

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