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noun, Physics.
the coefficient of viscosity of a fluid divided by the density, usually measured in stokes.
a measure of the resistance to flow of a fluid, equal to its absolute viscosity divided by its density ν

kinematic viscosity kin·e·mat·ic viscosity (kĭn’ə-māt’ĭk)

Symbol ν A measure used in fluid flow studies, usually expressed as the dynamic viscosity divided by the density of the fluid.
kinematic viscosity
See under viscosity.


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