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shear 1. To cut, clip, or sever anything from with shears or a like instrument; as, to shear sheep; to shear cloth. It is... Read More

Shear rate

Definition noun (fluid mechanics) The rate of change of velocity at which one layer of fluid flows over an adjacent parallel... Read More

Shear stress

shear stress The force acting in shear flow expressed per unit area; units in the cGS system:... Read More

Shear fields

shear fields (Science: radiobiology) As used in plasma physics, this refers to magnetic fields having a rotational transform... Read More

Shear flow

shear flow A flow of a material in which parallel planes in the material are displaced in a direction parallel to each... Read More


Viscosity refers to the state or condition of being viscous. It is measured as a physical property of a fluid. As a physical... Read More


Definition noun (1) The circulating fluid (plasma) and suspended formed elements, such as red blood cells, white blood... Read More


poll 1. To remove the poll or head of; hence, to remove the top or end of; to clip; to lop; to shear; as, to poll the head;... Read More


Definition adjective Of, pertaining to, or relating to viscosity Supplement The term viscous is a descriptive word used in... Read More

Cell immobilization

Definition noun (biotechnology) A process wherein cells (animal or plant cells) are fixed in a suitable matrix and are used... Read More