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poise (P),

(poyz, pwahz),
In the CGS system, the unit of viscosity equal to 1 dyne-second per square centimeter and to 0.1 pascal-second.
[J.-L. M. Poiseuille]

poise

(pwahz)
In the CGS system, the unit of viscosity equal to 1 dyne-second per square centimeter and to 0.1 pascal-second.
[J.-L. M. Poiseuille]

Poiseuille,

Jean Léonard Marie, French physiologist and physicist, 1797-1869.
poise - the unit of viscosity equal to 1 dyne-second per square centimeter and to 0.1 pascal-second.
Poiseuille equation
Poiseuille law - describes the volume flow rate of a liquid through a tube.
Poiseuille space - Synonym(s): still layer
Poiseuille viscosity coefficient - an expression of the viscosity as determined by the capillary tube method.
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