kinematic viscosity


noun Physics.

the coefficient of viscosity of a fluid divided by the density, usually measured in stokes.

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British Dictionary definitions for kinematic viscosity

kinematic viscosity

noun

a measure of the resistance to flow of a fluid, equal to its absolute viscosity divided by its densitySymbol: ν
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Medical definitions for kinematic viscosity

kinematic viscosity
[ kĭn′ə-mătĭk ]

n.

A measure used in fluid flow studies, usually expressed as the dynamic viscosity divided by the density of the fluid.
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Scientific definitions for kinematic viscosity

kinematic viscosity
[ kĭn′ə-mătĭk ]

See under viscosity.
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