absolute viscosity

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ab·so·lute vis·cos·i·ty

force per unit area applied tangentially to a fluid, causing unit rate of displacement of parallel planes separated by a unit distance; units of measure in the centimeter-gram-second (or CGS) system are termed poises.
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The values of absolute viscosity of the vegetable oils under study are given in Table 8.
Their other key advantage is that they can automatically calculate Bagley or other corrections, which translates into a truer measure of absolute viscosity.
Frisch and Simha (48) then suggested that macromolecules could be characterized using thermal data arising from the variation in the absolute viscosity of polymer solutions using good and poor solvents.