specific viscosity

noun

physics a measure of the resistance to flow of a fluid, expressed as the ratio of the absolute viscosity of the fluid to that of a reference fluid (usually water in the case of liquids)

Nearby words

  1. specific performance,
  2. specific reaction,
  3. specific resistance,
  4. specific rotation,
  5. specific urethritis,
  6. specific volume,
  7. specifically,
  8. specification,
  9. specificity,
  10. specifics

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