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imbibition

 [im″bĭ-bish´un]
absorption of a liquid.

im·bi·bi·tion

(im'bi-bish'ŭn),
1. Absorption of fluid by a solid body without resultant chemical change in either.
2. Taking up of water by a gel, thereby increasing its size.
[L. im-bibo, to drink in (in + bibo)]

imbibition

/im·bi·bi·tion/ (im″bĭ-bish´un) absorption of a liquid.

im·bi·bi·tion

(im'bi-bish'ŭn)
1. Absorption of fluid by a solid body without resultant chemical change in either.
2. Taking up of water by a gel.
[L. im-bibo, to drink in (in + bibo)]

imbibition

The taking up of fluid as by absorption into a gel.

imbibition

the uptake of water by, for example, the dry seed, that causes GERMINATION to start. The process is due, not to SELECTIVE PERMEABILITY through a membrane, but rather to the property of water ADSORPTION by colloidal particles such as cellulose, pectin and cytoplasmic proteins, using chemical and electrostatic attraction.

im·bi·bi·tion

(im'bi-bish'ŭn)
1. Absorption of fluid by a solid body without resultant chemical change in either.
2. Taking up of water by a gel.
[L. im-bibo, to drink in (in + bibo)]

imbibition (im´bibish´ən),

n the absorption of liquid. Gel structures are particularly susceptible to imbibition.

imbibition

absorption of a liquid.
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Equation (31) gives the solution of nonlinear partial differential of imbibition phenomenon under magnetic field effect for any time T > 0 respectively.
It is obvious that imbibition phenomena due to the counter current imbibition the saturation of injected liquid increases when the small distance [eta] = X/2[square root of T] increases for any time T > 0.
Imbibition in the flow of two immiscible fluids with magnetic field, Physics of fluids, 17, 1338-1340 (1974).
Experimental verifiation of a modified scaling group for spontaneous imbibition," SPE 30762, presented at the SPE ATCE, Dallas, TX, 22-25 October 1995.
Generalized scaling of spontaneous imbibition data for strongly water-wet systems," Journal of Pet.
An analytical scaling method for spontaneous imbibition in gas/water/rock systems," SPE Journal 9(3) (2004): 322-329.
Recovery of oil by spontaneous imbibition," Colloid and Interface Science (Current Opinion) 6, (2001): 321-337.
Determination of effective capillary pressures for porous media from imbibition data," Trans AIME 219 (1960): 75 - 80.
Oil recovery by imbibition in low-permeability chalk," SPE Formation Evaluation, 1994(Sept.
Experimental verification of a modified scaling group for spontaneous imbibition," SPE Reservoir Engineering 11(4) (1996): 280-285.
The effect of different crude oil/brine/rock combinations on wettability through spontaneous imbibition," SCA 2003-02, presented at the Society of Core Analysts Symposium, Pau, France, 22-25 September 2003.
Accurate prediction of spontaneous imbibition is crucial in optimization of oil and gas recovery processes, e.