Viewing topic: Capillary Action

See sub-topics for Capillary Action ... >> Natural Science >> Chemistry >> Capillary Action

Highest Rated Sign

Video id: #1893 (enlarge)
Post date: 11/16/2011
Posted by: brandonmcmillan
  • Currently 3.0/5 Stars.
  1 rating
See all signs (1)

Capillary Action

  • Definition: The effect seen when a liquid rises within a narrow tube as a consequence of adhesive forces being stronger than cohesive forces.

    Source: Kelter P, Mosher M, and Scott A (2008). Chemistry: the Practical Science. New York: Houghton Mifflin Company.

  • There are no comments for this topic.