lubricity

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lubricity

[lü′bris·əd·ē]
(materials)
The ability of a material to lubricate.
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The slipperiness of the surface determines how easily the lids pass over the lens and more lubricious surfaces such as those described should reduce dropout from dryness and discomfort.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a safety communication regarding lubricious coatings separating from vascular access devices.
This can then be followed by the application of a lubricious surface coating for smoother movement.
Liquid polymer over a hypotube provides kink resistant, flexible and varying column strength, and a thin, smooth coating over the hypotube along with a lubricious PTFE liner.
PROPERTIES (25[degrees]C): Lightly bodied, yellowish lubricious liquid with characteristic vegetal odor.
Combat Boron Nitride coatings are entirely inorganic and lubricious.
The Hydromer medical coatings are very lubricious and slippery, reduce friction, improve and ease delivery of PTCA catheters through the difficult vascular pathways.
A spokesman for Travolta previously branded the claims lubricious and baseless.
that draws us again to the lubricious paraphernalia of the world.
These catheters are costly and challenging to manufacture due to complex shaft requirements, which include a lubricious inner layer, a braided stainless-steel middle layer, and a variable-durometer outer layer.
However, after Kewley, Savage, and Sullivan wow us with the bouncy "Young, French, and Beautiful," everything backfires on the lubricious "The Stripe Tease.