Etymology
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capillarity (n.)

"state or condition of being capillary," 1806, from French capillarité, from Latin capillaris, literally "of hair" (see capillary).

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Definitions of capillarity

capillarity (n.)
a phenomenon associated with surface tension and resulting in the elevation or depression of liquids in capillaries;
Synonyms: capillary action
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