Need another word that means the same as “viscosity”? Find 9 synonyms and 30 related words for “viscosity” in this overview.
The synonyms of “Viscosity” are: viscousness, thickness, density, firmness, solidity, cohesion, heaviness, degree of thickness, degree of density
Viscosity as a Noun
Definitions of "Viscosity" as a noun
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “viscosity” as a noun can have the following definitions:
- Resistance of a liquid to shear forces (and hence to flow.
- The state of being thick, sticky, and semi-fluid in consistency, due to internal friction.
- A quantity expressing the magnitude of internal friction in a fluid, as measured by the force per unit area resisting uniform flow.
Synonyms of "Viscosity" as a noun (9 Words)
|cohesion||The sticking together of particles of the same substance.|
The work at present lacks cohesion.
|degree of density||The seriousness of something (e.g., a burn or crime.|
|degree of thickness||The highest power of a term or variable.|
|density||The degree of compactness of a substance.|
A density of 10 000 per square mile.
|firmness||Resolute determination and strength of character.|
I felt the firmness of his upper arm.
|heaviness||Unwelcome burdensome difficulty.|
The heaviness of a hop aroma.
|solidity||The quality or state of being firm or strong in structure.|
The sheer strength and solidity of Romanesque architecture.
|thickness||The distance through an object, as distinct from width or height.|
He gave his eyes time to adjust to the thickness of the fog.
|viscousness||Resistance of a liquid to shear forces (and hence to flow.|
Usage Examples of "Viscosity" as a noun
- Cooling the fluid raises its viscosity.
- Silicone oils can be obtained with different viscosities.
Associations of "Viscosity" (30 Words)
|adhesion||Faithful support for a cause or political party or religion.|
The sole unit provides good adhesion for walking on all surfaces.
|adhesive||Tending to adhere.|
An adhesive label.
|alertness||The process of paying close and continuous attention.|
Walsall were indebted to the bravery and alertness of their goalkeeper.
|endurance||The power to withstand hardship or stress.|
The annual 24 hour endurance race.
|epoxy||Glue with epoxy.|
Epoxy the shards.
|fluid||Characteristic of a fluid capable of flowing and easily changing shape.|
The fluid political situation of the 1930s.
|forbear||Refrain from doing.|
She could not forbear weeping.
|glue||Join or attach with or as if with glue.|
What is the glue that holds companies together.
|glutinous||Having the sticky properties of an adhesive.|
|gum||Cover fill fix or smear with or as if with gum.|
These trees gum in the Spring.
|indomitable||Impossible to subdue.|
A woman of indomitable spirit.
|lubricant||A substance capable of reducing friction by making surfaces smooth or slippery.|
Squirt in a lubricant on a regular basis.
|melt||A sandwich hamburger or other dish containing or topped with melted cheese.|
|mucous||Of or secreting or covered with or resembling mucus.|
Mucous glands of the intestine.
|obstinacy||The quality or condition of being obstinate; stubbornness.|
His reputation for obstinacy.
Her obstinate determination to pursue a career in radio.
|patience||The capacity to accept or tolerate delay, problems, or suffering without becoming annoyed or anxious.|
You can find bargains if you have the patience to sift through the rubbish.
|perseverance||Persistence in doing something despite difficulty or delay in achieving success.|
Medicine is a field which requires dedication and perseverance.
|persistence||The property of a continuous and connected period of time.|
Cardiff s persistence was rewarded with a try.
|pitchy||Of the blackest black; similar to the color of jet or coal.|
A slimy little liar.
|slippery||(of a surface or object) difficult to hold firmly or stand on because it is smooth, wet, or slimy.|
The word intended is a decidedly slippery one.
|sticky||Having the sticky properties of an adhesive.|
Felt sticky and chilly at the same time.
The paint was still tacky.
|tape||Seal or mark off an area or thing with tape.|
The several recordings were combined on a master tape.
|tenacity||The quality or fact of being very determined; determination.|
The tenacity of certain myths within the historical record.
|vigilance||The process of paying close and continuous attention.|
Security duties that demand long hours of vigilance.
|viscid||Having the sticky properties of an adhesive.|
The viscid mucus lining of the intestine.
|viscous||Having the sticky properties of an adhesive.|