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suggested word: dewet
« on: February 26, 2007, 02:52:14 PM »
Wetting and dewetting reltate to fluid mechanics.

When a fluid is on a substrate, it will wet or dewet the substrate.  If the fluid wets the substrate, the fluid covers the substrate with a uniform film.  If the fluid dewets the substrate, it gathers into droplets or strings of fluid around dry patches.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dewetting

Can we add dewet to the dictionary?  Thanks!
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