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[dahy-ner-ik, di-]
adjective Physics.
  1. of or relating to the face of separation of two immiscible liquid phases.
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Origin of dineric

1900–05; di-1 + Late Greek nḗr(on) water + -ic
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Historical Examples

  • In this way the boundary curve passes into a boundary surface (called a dineric surface), as shown in Fig. 86.

    The Phase Rule and Its Applications

    Alexander Findlay

British Dictionary definitions for dineric


  1. of or concerned with the interface between immiscible liquids
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Word Origin

C20: from di- 1 + Late Greek nēron water + -ic
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