Definition of viscous in English:

viscous

Syllabification: vis·cous
Pronunciation: /ˈviskəs
 
/

adjective

Derivatives

viscously

adverb
More example sentences
  • He suddenly convulsed as his stomach heaved a foul liquid up his throat, which gushed violently from his mouth and viscously trickled down the curtain of his hair.

viscousness

noun
More example sentences
  • Their disadvantages are toxicity, viscousness at low temperatures requiring more pump power, and a finite life.
  • It may be simple to say that viscosity is a unit which indicates the degree of ‘stickiness’ or viscousness of a substance.
  • But all varieties deteriorated in viscousness, hardness, and palatability, in addition, there were significant difference among varieties after six months of room temperature storage.

Origin

late Middle English: from Anglo-Norman French viscous or late Latin viscosus, from Latin viscum 'birdlime'.

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