Definitions for viscousness

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

vis•cousˈvɪs kəs(adj.)

  1. of a glutinous nature or consistency; sticky; thick; adhesive.

    Category: Physics

  2. having the property of viscosity.

    Category: Physics

Origin of viscous:

1350–1400; ME < LL viscōsus= L visc(um) mistletoe, birdlime (made with mistletoe berries) +-ōsus -ous


Princeton's WordNet

  1. viscosity, viscousness(noun)

    resistance of a liquid to shear forces (and hence to flow)


  1. viscousness(Noun)



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