viscousness

  • 1 Viscousness — Viscous Vis cous, a. [L. viscosus. See {Viscid}.] Adhesive or sticky, and having a ropy or glutinous consistency; viscid; glutinous; clammy; tenacious; as, a viscous juice. {Vis cous*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] Note: There is no well defined… …

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  • 2 viscousness — noun see viscous …

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  • 3 viscousness — See viscously. * * * …

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  • 4 viscousness — noun Viscosity …

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  • 5 viscousness — n. stickiness, thickness, adhesiveness; degree to which a substance is viscous …

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  • 6 viscousness — vis·cous·ness …

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  • 7 viscousness — noun resistance of a liquid to shear forces (and hence to flow) • Syn: ↑viscosity • Derivationally related forms: ↑viscous, ↑viscous (for: ↑viscosity) • Hypernyms: ↑ …

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  • 8 Glutinosity — Glu ti*nos i*ty, n. [Cf. F. glutinosit[ e] .] The quality of being glutinous; viscousness. [R.] [1913 Webster] …

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  • 9 Gumminess — Gum mi*ness, n. The state or quality of being gummy; viscousness. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 10 Siziness — Siz i*ness, n. The quality or state of being sizy; viscousness. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 11 viscous — adjective Etymology: Middle English viscouse, from Anglo French viscos, from Late Latin viscosus full of birdlime, viscous, from Latin viscum mistletoe, birdlime; akin to Old High German wīhsila cherry, Greek ixos mistletoe Date: 14th century 1.… …

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  • 12 viscous — viscously, adv. viscousness, n. /vis keuhs/, adj. 1. of a glutinous nature or consistency; sticky; thick; adhesive. 2. having the property of viscosity. Also, viscose. [1350 1400; ME < LL viscosus, equiv. to L visc(um) mistletoe, birdlime (made… …

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  • 13 viscous — adjective /ˈvɪs.kəs/ a) Having a thick, sticky consistency between solid and liquid b) Of or pertaining to viscosity Syn: syrupy, viscid, viscose See Als …

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  • 14 closeness — Synonyms and related words: THI, accord, accordance, addition, adjunct, affairs, affiliation, affinity, agreement, airlessness, airtight secrecy, alikeness, alliance, analogy, aping, approach, approximation, assemblage, assimilation, association …

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  • 15 congestion — Synonyms and related words: amplitude, bar, barrier, blank wall, blind alley, blind gut, block, blockade, blockage, bottleneck, cecum, choking, choking off, clog, closeness, compactness, congestedness, consistence, consistency, constipation,… …

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  • 16 consistency — Synonyms and related words: accommodation, accord, accordance, acquiescence, adaptation, adaption, adhesiveness, adjustment, affinity, agreement, apposition, aptness, assent, balance, bilateral symmetry, bullheadedness, calm, chorus, clarity,… …

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  • 17 hardness — Synonyms and related words: Philistinism, abstruseness, arduousness, armor, asperity, astringency, austerity, bothersomeness, burdensomeness, callosity, callousness, callus, closeness, cohesiveness, coldbloodedness, coldheartedness, coldness,… …

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  • 18 pastiness — Synonyms and related words: adhesiveness, anemia, ashiness, bloodlessness, cadaverousness, chloranemia, clabbering, clamminess, clotting, coagulation, colloidality, curdling, deathly hue, deathly pallor, dimness, doughiness, dullness,… …

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  • 19 solidity — Synonyms and related words: abidingness, aplomb, authenticity, authoritativeness, authority, balance, balanced personality, body, calculability, callosity, callousness, changelessness, closeness, cogency, combination, compactness, completeness,… …

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  • 20 specific gravity — Synonyms and related words: G, G suit, apogeotropism, closeness, compactness, congestedness, congestion, consistence, consistency, crowdedness, denseness, density, firmness, geotropism, gluiness, gravitation, graviton, gravity, hardness,… …

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