capillary curve

capillary curve

[′kap·ə‚ler·ē ‚kərv]
(fluid mechanics)
The curve along which the surface of a liquid intersects a vertical plane perpendicular to a vertical glass plane surface.
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Caption: Figure 4: Typical capillary curve plotted with the mercury saturation of the tight clastic rock samples from Upper Triassic Chang 7 Member, Odors Basin.
Couette and capillary curves are consistent as in Fig.
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