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viscosity

vis·cos·i·ty

viscosity

 
pronunciation:
vih ska sih ti
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part of speech: noun
inflections: viscosities
definition 1: the state or property of being adhesive and gluey.
definition 2: in physics, the quality of a fluid to resist the tendency to flow, or the degree to which a fluid has this quality.
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The word viscosity contains the following part:
-osity Latin noun-forming suffix that means state or condition of
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Most adjectives ending in "-ous," or "-ose1" can combine with "-ity" to form nouns ending in -osity .