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viscosity

Definition:
The internal friction within a fluid that causes it to resist flow. Absolute viscosity is typically given in centipoise; kinematic viscosity is the absolute viscosity divided by the fluid density. Kinematic viscosity is typically reported in units of centistokes (cSt).
Concept Schemes:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt
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Broader Concept:
Entry Terms:
  • absolute viscosity
  • kinematic viscosity
  • viscometric properties
URI:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/57054
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