rheology

[ ree-ol-uh-jee ]
/ riˈɒl ə dʒi /

noun

the study of the deformation and flow of matter.

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Origin of rheology

First recorded in 1925–30; rheo- + -logy

OTHER WORDS FROM rheology

rhe·o·log·ic [ree-uh-loj-ik], /ˌri əˈlɒdʒ ɪk/, rhe·o·log·i·cal, adjectiverhe·ol·o·gist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for rheology

rheology
/ (rɪˈɒlədʒɪ) /

noun

the branch of physics concerned with the flow and change of shape of matter

Derived forms of rheology

rheological (ˌriːəˈlɒdʒɪkəl), adjectiverheologist, noun
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Medical definitions for rheology

rheology
[ rē-ŏlə-jē ]

n.

The study of the deformation and flow of matter.

Other words from rheology

rhe′o•logi•cal (rē′ə-lŏjĭ-kəl) adj.rhe′o•logi•cal•ly adv.
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