Meaning of “surface tension” in the English Dictionary

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"surface tension" in British English

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surface tensionnoun [ C ]

uk /ˌsɜː.fɪs ˈten.ʃən/ us /ˌsɝː.fɪs ˈten.ʃən/

the natural force existing in a liquid that holds its surface together

(Definition of “surface tension” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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