1. capillary, capillary tube, capillary tubing, tube, tubing

usage: a tube of small internal diameter; holds liquid by capillary action

2. capillary, capillary vessel, blood vessel

usage: any of the minute blood vessels connecting arterioles with venules


1. capillary

usage: of or relating to hair

2. capillary, hairlike, thin (vs. thick)

usage: long and slender with a very small internal diameter; "a capillary tube"

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