lubricity

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lubricity

[lü′bris·əd·ē]
(materials)
The ability of a material to lubricate.
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Hydrogel is known for its lubricious, permeable, viscoelastic, and multifunctional properties which provides comfort, flexibility, and biocompatibility.
The slipperiness of the surface determines how easily the lids pass over the lens and more lubricious surfaces such as those described should reduce dropout from dryness and discomfort.
The Peers are in the country with a view to snagging one of the agreeable young ladies who are Wards of Court of the Lord Chancellor and there is a surprisingly lubricious undertow to the storyline, including at one point a double entendre that I dare not repeat and which might well have ended up on the cutting room floor of a Carry On movie.
Some of the claims made for this new technology are higher pressure ratings and strength, higher elasticity and more lubricious than brass.
SilverCoat catheters are 100 percent silicone Foley catheters that have a lubricious coating impregnated with silver ions.
Compatible with Roxwood Medical's CenterCross Catheter, the MicroCross platform is comprised of an ultra-low profile shaft featuring variable pitch braid technology and a state-of-the-art lubricious coating.
Carbon, for example, can exist as highly lubricious graphite or super hard diamond, the proportions of which can be varied to achieve the required coating performance.
"[T]he zesty, lubricious energy of The Power of the Dog is absent here, along with the lightness of tone of the earlier books, and it sometimes feels as if the author is putting together plot points in the service of the narrative, rather than the other way around....
Both options can provide lubricious inner and outer surfaces or radiopaque materials.
Few now remember the lubricious TV comedian, but we still venerate Joe Hill more than a century later because "what they could never kill goes on to organise".
Its products include ReSure Adherent Ocular Bandage, which is a synthetic ocular bandage for ophthalmic surgery; and ReSure Sealant, a synthetic and biocompatible hydrogel that creates a temporary, soft, and lubricious surface barrier to protect clear corneal incisions in the immediate post-operative period.
Combat Boron Nitride coatings are entirely inorganic and lubricious. Resistant to high-temperature, corrosion and wetting, Combat coatings can be applied to a variety of porous and nonporous materials including graphite, metals and ceramics.