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capillary attraction[′kap·ə‚ler·ē ə′trak·shən]
The force of adhesion existing between a solid and a liquid in capillarity.
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The moisture and dimensional measurements quantified the precise location of increasing moisture content and the corresponding change in width following moisture absorption from the base upwards to the top of the sample via capillary attraction
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of Charged Particles at a Curved Interface," Europhys.