What is capillarity? Give some applications of capillarity.

Asked by Topperlearning User | 1st Aug, 2014, 04:57: PM

Expert Answer:

The rise and fall of liquid in a capillary tube is called capillarity.

Some applications of capillarity are:

a.     Towels soak water on account of capillarity.

b.     Oil rises in the long narrow spaces between the threads of the wick as they act as a capillary.

Answered by  | 1st Aug, 2014, 06:57: PM