millidarcy


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millidarcy

[¦mil·ə¦där·sē]
(physics)
A unit of fluid permeability equal to one-thousandth of a darcy. Abbreviated md.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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