Meaning of viscosity

vis•cos•i•ty

Pronunciation: (vi-skos'i-tē), [key]
— pl. -ties.
  1. the state or quality of being viscous.
    1. the property of a fluid that resists the force tending to cause the fluid to flow.
    2. the measure of the extent to which a fluid possesses this property.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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