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yfirborðsspenna
Definition

The force acting on the surface of a liquid, tending to minimize the area of the surface; quantitatively, the force that appears to act across a line of unit length on the surface. Also known as interfacial force; interfacial tension; surface intensity.

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Concept URL: http://www.eionet.europa.eu/gemet/concept/8226