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Surface tension

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Surface tension is the elastic tendency of a fluid surface which makes it acquire the least surface area possible. Surface tension allows insects (e.g. water ...

Surface Tension - HyperPhysics

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The cohesive forces between liquid molecules are responsible for the phenomenon known as surface tension. The molecules at the surface do not have other ...

Sticky Water: Surface Tension | Exploratorium

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If you could see molecules of water and how they act, you would notice that each water molecule electrically attracts its neighbors. Each has two hydrogen atoms ...

Surface Tension and Adhesion | Fluid Dynamics | Khan Academy

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David explains the concepts of surface tension, cohesion, and adhesion.

Surface Tension - Kibron

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Surface tension. Without most of us never paying attention to it, surface tension is acting all around us, everywhere and all the time, affecting our daily life in a ...

Surface Tension | Definition of Surface Tension by Merriam-Webster

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the force that causes the molecules on the surface of a liquid to be pushed together and form a layer. Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary.

Surface tension | Define Surface tension at Dictionary.com

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Surface tension definition, the elasticlike force existing in the surface of a body, especially a liquid, tending to minimize the area of the surface, caused by ...

surface tension - SCIPP

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of the surface tension of the water. Surface tension is a property that allows the surface of a liquid to behave somewhat as a trampoline does. When a person ...

Surface Tension | MIT Video

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This video explores water surface tension. First, I will drop a paper clip on the surface of water, and as you may guess it will sink. Second, I will put it on the ...

What Is Surface Tension? - Physics - About.com

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Surface tension is a phenomenon in which the surface of a liquid, where the liquid is in contact with gas, acts like a thin elastic sheet. This term is typically used ...

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Surface Tension (Water Properties), USGS Water Science School

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The cohesive forces between liquid molecules are responsible for the phenomenon known as surface tension. The molecules at the surface of a glass of water ...

Surface Tension

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Surface tension is measured as the energy required to increase the surface area of a liquid by a unit of area. The surface tension of a liquid results from an ...

Surface Tension - Chemwiki

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May 13, 2016 ... Surface tension is the energy, or work, required to increase the surface area of a liquid due to intermolecular forces. Since these intermolecular ...