Definition of coefficient of viscosity in English:

coefficient of viscosity

Syllabification: co·ef·fi·cient of vis·cos·i·ty

Entry from US English dictionary


The degree to which a fluid resists flow under an applied force, expressed as the ratio of the shearing stress to the velocity gradient. The coefficient of viscosity of liquids decreases as temperature increases because the bonds between molecules are weakened.

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