electrorheology

[ ih-lek-troh-ree-ol-uh-jee ]
/ ɪˌlɛk troʊ riˈɒl ə dʒi /

noun Physics.

the study or phenomenon of changes in viscosity in certain fluids due to the presence of an electric charge.

Nearby words

  1. electroreduction,
  2. electrorefining,
  3. electroretinogram,
  4. electroretinograph,
  5. electroretinography,
  6. electroscission,
  7. electroscope,
  8. electrosensitive,
  9. electroshock,
  10. electroshock therapy

Also called e·lec·tro·vis·cos·i·ty [ih-lek-troh-vi-skos-i-tee] /ɪˌlɛk troʊ vɪˈskɒs ɪ ti/.

Related formse·lec·tro·rhe·o·log·i·cal [ih-lek-troh-ree-uh-loj-i-kuh l] /ɪˌlɛk troʊˌri əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for electrorheology

electrorheology

/ (ɪˌlɛktrəʊrɪˈɒlədʒɪ) /

noun

the study of the flow of fluids under the influence of electric fields
the way in which fluid flow is influenced by an electric field
Derived Formselectrorheological, adjective

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