Definition of Interfacial tension
1. Noun. Surface tension at the surface separating two non-miscible liquids.
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Literary usage of Interfacial tension
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1. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1917)
"If TL > W\ the interfacial tension TLS will be positive; if TI, < W\ there will be negative interfacial tension or a surface pressure. ..."
2. Report of the Annual Meeting (1905)
"(a) Below the critical temperature the interfacial tension between the two phases is positive for alt values of the radius of curvature. ..."
3. Popular Lectures and Addresses by William Thomson Kelvin (1891)
"The greatest possible value the interfacial tension can have when positive, ... Theie is no such limit to the absolute value of the interfacial tension when ..."
4. International Medical and Surgical Surveyby American Institute of Medicine by American Institute of Medicine (1922)
"They show that viscosity and ability to lower the interfacial tension (especially viscosity) are of predominating importance in ..."
5. The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial Science (1904)
"<) At the critical temperature the interfacial tension becomes zero for all ... (c) At temperatures slightly above the critical the interfacial tension is ..."
6. Flotation by Thomas Arthur Rickard, Oliver Caldwell Ralston (1917)
"Let T1 3 = interfacial tension between phase 3 and liquid 1. ... If, however, no one interfacial tension is greater than the sum of the other two, ..."