- capillary water
- 1. Water held in the soil above the phreatic surface by capillary forces .2. Soil water above hydroscopic moisture and below the field capacity .
A Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology with Special Reference to Environmental Karst Hydrology. Courtesy of the author & The Karst Waters Institute. 2002.
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capillary water — kapiliarinis vanduo statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Akyto kietojo kūno vanduo, kurį laiko paviršiaus įtempties jėgos. atitikmenys: angl. capillary water rus. капиллярная вода … Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas
capillary water — kapiliarinis vanduo statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Uolienos (grunto) porose kapiliarinių jėgų laikomas vanduo, kurio paviršius sudarytas iš meniskų. Sudaro apatinę aeracijos zonos dalį – kapiliarinio vandens zoną, esančią… … Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas
capillary water — water which rises in a tube due to the tension between the walls of the tube and the water … English contemporary dictionary
capillary water — noun : water that remains in the soil after gravitational water is drained out, that is subject to the laws of capillary movement, and that is in the form of a film around the soil grains … Useful english dictionary
capillary water — the water contained in the soil above the water table of the ground water … Medical dictionary
capillary water — the water that moves around the soil and is available for plant use … Geography glossary
capillary action — The movement of water in the interstices of a porous medium due to capillary forces . Synonymous with capillarity, capillary water, and capillary migration … Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology
capillary — I. adjective Etymology: French or Latin; French capillaire, from Latin capillaris, from capillus hair Date: 14th century 1. a. resembling a hair especially in slender elongated form < capillary leaves > b. having a very small bore < a capillary… … New Collegiate Dictionary
Capillary action — Capillary action, capillarity, capillary motion, or wicking is the ability of a substance to draw another substance into it. The standard reference is to a tube in plants but can be seen readily with porous paper. It occurs when the adhesive… … Wikipedia
Water retention curve — is the relationship between the water content, θ, and the soil water potential, ψ. This curve is characteristic for different types of soil, and is also called the soil moisture characteristic.It is used to predict the soil water storage, water… … Wikipedia