Results for: Meniscus

In Chemistry

Function of meniscus?

A meniscus is a bowl shaped form created at the top of a glass of water due to surface tension. Surface tension is the force that any liquid has to pull it to the smallest pos (MORE)
In Physics

What is a concave meniscus and a convex meniscus?

A meniscus is the curved surface of a liquid.. A concave meniscus curves downwards, with the middle being lower than the sides. A convex meniscus curves upwards, with the mi (MORE)
In Math and Arithmetic

What is meniscus in math?

I am not quite sure what the meniscus is in math, but I do know what it is defined as when related to science. The meniscus when talking about science is the curve in a flask (MORE)
In Uncategorized

Why is that the knee has the meniscus in it?

The evolutionary development of bi-peds. The meniscus is a tough slippery pad that cushions the movement and articulation of the upper and lower leg bones.
In Chemistry

Where do you read the meniscus?

The bottom of the meniscus' curve is where a reading is taken. Not the top or the middle, the very bottom.
In Human Anatomy and Physiology

What is The meniscus composed of?

Meniscus is not composed of anything its a physical properties due to surface tension of liquids. It is dependant on the: cohesive forces - binds similar molecules together. a (MORE)
In Chemistry

What is a meniscus of a liquid?

When a liquid "sticks" to the side of a (glass). It basically looks like a curve at the top of the water.
In Science

What is meniscus level?

When a LIQUID is kept in a beaker or any apparatus in cylindrical shape the lower level of the liquid is called as meniscus level of the liquid. Eg:- when we test normality of (MORE)
In Science

Why does a meniscus occur?

It is because of the surface tension and cohesian of the molecules. It can be concave or convex.