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Croatian translation: tiksotropan

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English term or phrase:thixotropic
Croatian translation:tiksotropan
Entered by: V&M Stanković
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14:05 Jun 27, 2004
English to Croatian translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical: Instruments / dentistry
English term or phrase: thixotropic
dentistry equipment
Sonja Bulesic Milic
Local time: 18:32
tiksotropan
Explanation:
thixotropic > tiksotropan
thixotropy > tiksotropija
(tiksotropija je reološko svojstvo polimera)
NAPOMENA: širi kontekst bi bio od velike koristi

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Note added at 1 hr 37 mins (2004-06-27 15:43:02 GMT)
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thixotropy (thîk-sňt´re-pę) noun > The property exhibited by certain gels of becoming fluid when stirred or shaken and returning to the semisolid state upon standing.

[Greek thixis, touch (from thinganein, thig-, to touch) + -tropy.]
- thix´otrop´ic (thîk´se-trňp´îk) adjective

(MS Bookshelf CD-ROM: The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language, Third Edition Š 1996 by Houghton Mifflin Company)
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V&M Stanković
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Local time: 18:32
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tiksotropan


Explanation:
thixotropic > tiksotropan
thixotropy > tiksotropija
(tiksotropija je reološko svojstvo polimera)
NAPOMENA: širi kontekst bi bio od velike koristi

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Note added at 1 hr 37 mins (2004-06-27 15:43:02 GMT)
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thixotropy (thîk-sňt´re-pę) noun > The property exhibited by certain gels of becoming fluid when stirred or shaken and returning to the semisolid state upon standing.

[Greek thixis, touch (from thinganein, thig-, to touch) + -tropy.]
- thix´otrop´ic (thîk´se-trňp´îk) adjective

(MS Bookshelf CD-ROM: The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language, Third Edition Š 1996 by Houghton Mifflin Company)

V&M Stanković
Serbia
Local time: 18:32
Native speaker of: Native in SerbianSerbian, Native in Serbo-CroatSerbo-Croat
PRO pts in category: 8
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agree  Nedzad Selmanovic: In rheology, the science of fluids, a non-Newtonian fluid is one whose viscosity changes with the applied shear force. thixotropic (viscosity decreases with increasing force; e.g. non-drip paints; tomato ketchup)
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