Definitions for viscousˈvɪs kəs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. syrupy, viscous(adj)

    having a relatively high resistance to flow

  2. gluey, glutinous, gummy, mucilaginous, pasty, sticky, viscid, viscous(adj)

    having the sticky properties of an adhesive


  1. viscous(Adjective)

    Having a thick, sticky consistency between solid and liquid

  2. viscous(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to viscosity

  3. Origin: First attested in 1605. From viscous and viscosus, from viscum.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Viscous(adj)

    adhesive or sticky, and having a ropy or glutinous consistency; viscid; glutinous; clammy; tenacious; as, a viscous juice

  2. Origin: [L. viscosus. See Viscid.]

Editors Contribution

  1. viscous

    Having a thick consistency between a solid and liquid.

    As Viscosity is a measure of thickness viscous has a thick consistency between a solid and liquid.

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