sessile drop method(redirected from Sessile drop technique)
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sessile drop method[′ses·əl ¦dräp ‚meth·əd]
A method of measuring surface tension in which the depth and mass of a drop resting on a surface that it does not wet are measured; from this, the shape of the drop and, in turn, the surface tension are determined.
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