coalesce

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coalesce

[kō′əles′]
Etymology: L, coalescere, to grow together
1 to grow together.
2 to unite.

coalesce

(kō-ăl-ĕs′) [L. coalescere]
To fuse; to run or grow together.
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2, the coalescence time, defined as the time between contact of the bubbles and the rupture of polymer interface, was obtained by in situ observations and compared with theoretically estimated values.
At both temperatures, the apparent viscosity at the onset of coalescence (t < 1 s) is in the region of 4[[eta].
2(a) at two different times since the coalescence started.
The coalescence time was always longer in pattern No.
2(b) suggesting that the coalescence in pattern No.
The relationship between rheological properties and coalescence behaviors was examined for two patterns.