Capillarity sentence example

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  • Not only does water move upwards, but it is transferred by capillarity in all directions through the soil.
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  • The following branches have especially felt his influence: - chemical physics, capillarity and viscosity, theory of gases, flow of liquids, photography, optics, colour vision, wave theory, electric and magnetic problems, electrical measurements, elasticity, sound and hydrodynamics.
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  • It tends to improve the tilth and the capillarity of the soil by binding sands together somewhat and by opening up clays.
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  • If a number of small enough holes be drilled through a solid substance which is not wetted by the liquid, our knowledge of the phenomena of capillarity shows us that it needs pressure to force the liquid into the holes.
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  • In its full extension the subject of capillarity is very wide.
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  • Capillarity and Surface Tension.-Reference should be made to the article Capillary Action for the general discussion of this phenomenon of liquids.
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  • Above the "water-table" the water is held by capillarity, and the percentage of water held decreases as we approach the surface where there may be perfect dryness.
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  • Water will rise in clay by capillarity to a height of 50 in., in sand to as in.
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