- poiseuille's law
- \(ˈ)pwä|zə(r)z-, -zə̄z-\ noun
Usage: usually capitalized PEtymology: after Jean L. M. Poiseuille died 1869 French physician: a statement in physics: the velocity of flow of a liquid through a capillary tube varies directly as the pressure and the fourth power of the diameter of the tube and inversely as the length of the tube and the coefficient of viscosity
* * */pwah zweez"/, Physics, Mech.the law that the velocity of a liquid flowing through a capillary is directly proportional to the pressure of the liquid and the fourth power of the radius of the capillary and is inversely proportional to the viscosity of the liquid and the length of the capillary.
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