dilatant

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dilatant

one exhibiting dilatancy.

dilatant

(dī-lā′tănt) [L. dilatare, to enlarge]
Anything that causes dilation.
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The uniform might be made out of fabric treated with another technology featured in the conference's exhibit hall, shear thickening fluid.
shear thickening fluids, ceramic coatings) to improve their performance on an areal density basis.
The technology, dubbed 'liquid armour' by scientists and engineers at UK-based BAE Systems, harnesses the unique properties of shear thickening fluids which 'lock' together when subjected to a force to enhance the existing energy absorbing properties of material structures like Kevlar, a statement said.