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dilatant

(dī-lā′tănt) [L. dilatare, to enlarge]
Anything that causes dilation.
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Whey in the range of temperatures and concentrations studied showed non-Newtonian behavior with dilatant characteristics that can be described by the rheological model of Herschel-Bulkley.
It should be additionally noted that the number of modes in any multimode equation (stress or strain-rate dependent) is most frequently equal to the number of regions with dilatant or pseudoplastic behavior separated by regions of (approximately) Newtonian behavior.
In the present study, the analyzed grape juice was a non-Newtonian fluid of shear-thickening fluid type (Dilatant).
There are several extensive regional structures (faults and shear zones) including large scale dilatant structures which formed the pathways for mineralising fluids.
(27.) Kulicke, W-M, Arendt, O, Berger, M, "Rheological Characterization of the Dilatant Flow Behavior of Highly Substituted Hydroxypropylmethyl-Cellulose Solutions in the Presence of Sodium Lauryl Sulfate." Colloid Polym.
Other researchers have indicated that tests on samples prepared by dry funnel pluviation are more stable and dilatant than those prepared by wet deposition (Benahmed et al, 2004; Canou, 1989).
n is the power-law index, if n < 1 the fluid is said to be pseudo-plastic (shear thinning) fluids, if n > 1 it is called dilatant (thickening) fluids and when n = 1, it is the Newtonian fluid.
4, applied load (P) and dilatant strain of the rock sample ([epsilon[].sub.v]), cumulative AE event count ([N.sub.AE]) and EME event count ([N.sub.EME]), and amplitude of AE event signal ([V.sub.AEp]) and EME event signal ([V.sub.EMEp]) are plotted as a function of elapsed time of the loading (t).
Cornstarch was also just fun to play with - it's a dilatant, or "shear-thickening" fluid that can't seem to decide whether it wants to be a liquid or a solid.
Dow Corning's 3-D spacer textile technology joined with a dilatant silicone coating makes these properties possible.