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capillary US English

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

capillary joint US 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 US English

another term for capillarity.

capillary attraction US English

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

capillary tube in capillary US English

A tube that has an internal diameter of hairlike thinness