tensiometer method

tensiometer method

[‚ten·sē′äm·əd·ər ‚meth·əd]
(fluid mechanics)
A method of determining the surface tension of a liquid that involves measuring the force necessary to remove a ring of known radius from the liquid surface, usually by means of a torsion balance.
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Gardeners were advised to water the fruit plants while adopting the tensiometer method.