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viscousadjective

uk   us   /ˈvɪs.kəs/
A viscous ​liquid is ​thick and ​sticky and does not ​floweasily.
viscosity
noun [U] uk   /vɪˈskɒs.ɪ.ti/  us   /-ˈskɑː.sə.t̬i/ specialized
(Definition of viscous from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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viscousadjective

 us   /ˈvɪs·kəs/
(of a ​liquid) ​thick and ​sticky; not ​flowingeasily: viscous ​oil
(Definition of viscous from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “viscous”
in Spanish viscoso…
in Vietnamese nhớt…
in Malaysian likat…
in Thai เหนียวหนืด…
in Chinese (Simplified) 黏稠的, 黏滞的…
in Indonesian kental…
in Chinese (Traditional) 黏稠的, 黏滯的…
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