Definition of capillary action in English:

capillary action

Line breaks: ca¦pil|lary ac¦tion

noun

another term for capillarity.
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  • The capillary action of the water serves to retain the sand particles, and water seeps may form.
  • Water can be drawn into a building by capillary action.
  • Other teams are striving to control their fuel cell's operations by using solely passive processes, such as evaporation, diffusion, and capillary action.

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