supercapillary interstice

supercapillary interstice

[¦sü·pər′kap·ə‚ler·ē in′tər·stəs]
(geology)
An interstice that is too large to hold water above the free water surface by surface tension; it is larger than a capillary interstice.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.