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English translation: Wetness or...

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Spanish term or phrase:mojabilidad
English translation:Wetness or...
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11:30 Sep 5, 2001
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Science
Spanish term or phrase: mojabilidad
This quality is describing a mixture of carbon black. Wetability?
Should be something better.
Brent Turnipseed
Wetness or...
Explanation:
Water retention rate (sometimes seen in descriptions of inorganic compounds).

Hope this helps.
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Alessandra Hall
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Local time: 23:19
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Summary of answers provided
na +1wettability, with two T'sxxxtazdog
naCorrecting spelling.... Sorry
Bertha S. Deffenbaugh
naWetness or...Alessandra Hall
naWetability
Bertha S. Deffenbaugh


  

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3 mins
Wetability


Explanation:
Seems to be OK.


Labeling material are non-polar material. Those are low wetability
and tension value for printing ink, dye and glue, that will cause uneven ...
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... for photody- namic therapy * Industrial Improve polymer handling Alter wetability
Reduce or increase friction Increase diffusivity of transmitted light Reduce ...
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Bertha S. Deffenbaugh
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Local time: 21:19
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
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3 mins
Wetness or...


Explanation:
Water retention rate (sometimes seen in descriptions of inorganic compounds).

Hope this helps.

Alessandra Hall
United States
Local time: 23:19
PRO pts in pair: 7

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Parrot
37 mins

disagree  Heathcliff: "Water retention" (rate or capability) is right, but the proper term is "wettability" (with 2 t's).
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52 mins peer agreement (net): +1
wettability, with two T's


Explanation:
From EuroDicAutom:

Spanish Term humectabilidad;
mojabilidad
Reference Flora Batalla,Lic.en Ciencias Químicas,Universidad Complutense,Madrid
English Term wettability

And an example:

to the oxygen-containing groups present on a carbon black's surface. Oxidized surfaces
improve wettability, rheology and dispersion in selected vehicle systems ...
www.columbianchemicals.com/product/typprop.htm

Hope it helps.


    Reference: http://eurodic.ip.lu:8086//cgi-bin/edicbin/expert.pl
xxxtazdog
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agree  AngelaMR: I don't like it, but "wettable/wettability" with 2 t's is correct. see Encarta dictionary online. :)
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8 hrs
Correcting spelling.... Sorry


Explanation:
I had found several sites where the term was written with only one "T".
But undoubtedtly it takes TWO "T's".

wettable


wet·ta·ble [wéttb'l ] adjective

1. able to be made wet: capable of being made wet

2. allowing liquid to spread across surface: able to make a liquid spread easily across the surface of a solid by reducing surface tension

wet·ta·bil·i·ty [wètt bílltee ] noun


Encarta® World English Dictionary [North American Edition]

Bertha S. Deffenbaugh
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