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capillary action in Physics topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcapillary actioncaˌpillary ˈaction / $ ˌ.... ˈ../ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 HP technical the force that makes a liquid rise up a narrow tube
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capillary actionThe moving phase is any suitable solvent which travels along the paper by capillary action.