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Noun Concept
Categories: Surface science, Articles with short description, Intermolecular forces, All articles needing rewrite, Fluid dynamics
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surface tension  interface tension  Interfacial free energy
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A phenomenon at the surface of a liquid caused by intermolecular forces WordNet 3.0
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Surface tension is the tendency of liquid surfaces at rest to shrink into the minimum surface area possible. Wikipedia
Elastic tendency of a fluid surface which makes it acquire the least surface area possible Wikidata
The force acting on the surface of a liquid, tending to minimize the area of the surface; quantitatively, the force that appears to act across a line of unit length on the surface. Also known as interfacial force; interfacial tension; surface intensity. OmegaWiki
The effect on the surface of a liquid that makes it behave as a stretched elastic membrane; it is caused by unbalanced intermolecular forces. Wiktionary
The effect on the surface of a liquid. Wiktionary (translation)
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