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capillary British & World English

Any of the fine branching blood vessels that form a network between the arterioles and venules

capillary joint British & World English

A joint made between two pipes by putting their ends into a fitting that is only slightly larger than the pipes and filling the gap with molten solder

capillary action British & World English

Another term for capillarity.

capillary attraction British & World English

The tendency of a liquid in a capillary tube to rise as a result of surface forces

capillary tube in capillary British & World English

A tube which has an internal diameter of hair-like thinness