interfacial surface tension


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in·ter·fa·cial sur·face ten·sion

the tension or resistance to separation possessed by the film of liquid between two well-adapted surfaces, as of the thin film of saliva between the denture base and the tissues.

in·ter·fa·cial sur·face ten·sion

(intĕr-fāshăl sŭrfăs tenshŭn)
Resistance to separation possessed by film of liquid between two well-adapted surfaces.
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Melt viscosity reduction and possibly interfacial surface tension are altered by the addition of carbon dioxide.
This is a result of the carbon dioxide lowering the viscosity ratio and possibly altering the interfacial surface tensions between the polymers.
Melt viscosity reduction and possibly the altering of the interfacial surface tensions are responsible for this change.
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