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viscous

EN[ˈvɪs.kəs] [-ɪskəs]
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WViscous

    Definition of viscous in English Dictionary

  • AdjectiveCOMmore viscousSUPmost viscousPREvisco-SUF-ous
    1. Having a thick, sticky consistency between solid and liquid.
      1. [ …] The flesh [of the mistletoe berry] is sticky, and forms strings and ribbons between my thumb and forefinger. For the mistletoe, this viscous goop – and by the way, viscous comes to English from viscum – is crucial. The stickiness means that, after eating the berries, birds often regurgitate the seeds and then wipe their bills on twigs – leading to the seeds' getting glued to the tree, where they can germinate and begin the cycle anew.
    2. (physics) Of or pertaining to viscosity.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Adjectives
      Related Links:
      1. en viscously
      2. en viscousless
      3. en viscousness
      4. en viscous damper
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