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a phenomenon associated with surface tension and resulting in the elevation or depression of liquids in capillaries

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Secondly, the presence of water generates strong capillarity forces amongst large and fine particles (Figure 1(b)) [17, 18, 20, 21].
This might be due to the capillarity of concrete that the lower part could obtain more water from the soil and/or rainwater than others part of the column.
Adams, "A reconfigurable liquid metal antenna driven by electrochemically controlled capillarity," Journal of Applied Physics, vol.
Hopper, "Plane Stokes flow driven by capillarity on a free surface," Journal of Fluid Mechanics, vol.
[14] Brazilian Association of Technical Standards (ABNT), NBR 9779-Mortar and Hardened Concrete-Determination of Water Absorption by Capillarity, Brazilian Association of Technical Standards, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil, 2016, in Portuguese.
Altogether, these findings suggested that SFRP4 might work in a paracrine and endocrine manner to modulate AbdAT capillarity and systemic insulin sensitivity, respectively.
de Waal, "Experimental investigation of hysteretic dynamic capillarity effect in unsaturated flow," Water Resources Research, vol.
The cold diffusion process uses the natural principles of capillarity and evaporation to gradually release fragrance without heat.
Water is getting behind the wood siding and trim via capillarity (Figure 1).
The easy access (due to its greater portability and the capillarity of the retail market) and its lower cost, when compared to powder cocaine, have influenced the spread of its use, mainly among the poorest and most vulnerable social layers (5).
Also, address the problem of centralization of the thematic discussion processes, greatly interlacing the capillarity of the concepts and content and thus complicating the process of institutionalization.
Water rises through the pores in the masonry via a process called capillarity. Capillarity is a process whereby water molecules are electrochemically attracted to mineral surfaces, enabling water to move vertically through pores of a certain size despite the counteractive force of gravity [3,4].
ET counteracted this effect by restoring the expression of miR-126 and skeletal muscle capillarity in obese Zucker rats.