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# The uneven force acting on the surface of a liquid are called viscosity true or false?

Updated: 4/28/2022

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14y ago

Viscosity is the internal resistance of fluid to flow. Water has a thin viscosity (low resistance = flows easily) while oil has a thick viscosity (high viscosity = does not flow as easily). The term viscosity is usually used about the internal forces of the liquid itself.

While not clear from the question, the force acting on the surface of a liquid is probably surface tension being thought of, but could also be gravity, depending on the context.

I would say the answer to your question is: false.

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