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Wetting is important in the bonding or adherence of two materials. Wetting and the surface forces that control wetting are also responsible for other related effects, including so-called capillary effects. Regardless of the amount of wetting , the shape of a liquid drop on a rigid surface

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In experimental physics, a wetting layer is an initial layer of atoms that is epitaxially grown on a surface upon which self-assembled quantum dots or thin films are created. The atoms composing a wetting layer can be semimetallic elements/compounds (usually InAs in the case of self-assembled

wikipedia.org | 2010/9/27 3:20:06

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The wetting -down celebration is always paid for and hosted by the newly promoted officer, who invites his or her friends, which usually includes several officers of the same rank at which he or she has most recently served. Normally the party occurs at a bar or pub frequented by officers

wikipedia.org | 2011/9/4 13:22:12

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The macroscopic parameter characterizing wetting of a solid (or liquid) surface with a liquid is contact angle . [ 1 ] Various contact angles can co-exist on the same solid substrate. When contact angle experiences change we observe a wetting transition . Wetting transitions occurring

wikipedia.org | 2010/9/26 23:08:54

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In electrical engineering , a wetting current (or sealing current ) is the minimum current needing to flow through a mechanical switch or relay while it is operated in order to break through any film of oxidation that may have been deposited on the switch contacts. The film (contact oxidation

wikipedia.org | 2011/7/18 9:40:53

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researchers place it in its own family, Adiantaceae. The genus name comes from the Greek , meaning "not wetting ", referring to the fronds ' ability to shed water without becoming wet. They are distinctive in appearance, with dark, often black stipes and rachises , and bright green, often

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according to the deletion policy . Author(s) notification template: {{subst:prodwarning|I was wetting myself|concern = [[WP:NOT]], Neologism}} ~~~~ I was wetting myself This is a common term used by people (esp in Ireland) when describing how they feel after something funny has happened

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A nappy (in the United Kingdom , Ireland , Australia , New Zealand and many other Commonwealth countries ) or diaper (in North America ) is a kind of pant that allows oneself to defecate or urinate on oneself discreetly. When diapers become soiled, they require changing; this process is

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It is relatively cheap and sufficiently refractory even for steel foundry use. A suitable bonding agent (usually clay) is mixed or occurs with the sand. The mixture is moistened with water to develop strength and plasticity of the clay and to make the aggregate suitable for molding. The term

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Cleanliness of the brazing surfaces is also of vital importance, as any contamination can cause poor wetting (flow). The two main methods for cleaning parts, prior to brazing are chemical cleaning, and abrasive or mechanical cleaning. In the case of mechanical cleaning, it is of vital importance