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having numerous filaments resembling hairs or threads
resembling a hair; capillary


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    pertaining to or occurring in or as if in a tube of fine bore. resembling a strand of hair; hairlike. Physics. pertaining to capillarity. of or relating to the apparent attraction or repulsion between a liquid and a solid, observed in capillarity. Anatomy. pertaining to a capillary or capillaries. Anatomy. one of the minute blood […]

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    Also called capillary action, capillary attraction. Physics. a manifestation of surface tension by which the portion of the surface of a liquid coming in contact with a solid is elevated or depressed, depending on the adhesive or cohesive properties of the liquid. Historical Examples Creditors; Pariah August Strindberg The Library of Work and Play: Mechanics, […]

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