total wetting

total wetting

[‚tōd·əl ′wed·iŋ]
(fluid mechanics)
The situation in which a liquid surface meets a solid surface with zero contact angle.
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When a drop is placed on the sample and it is spreads completely, the sample surface is called hydrophilic surface and this phenomena is called total wetting [9].
Powdered ceramic is mixed into molten aluminum with total wetting of the particles by the aluminum--a feat that is much more difficult than it sounds.