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Meniscus Definition

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Measure the meniscus at eye level from the center of the meniscus.

Measure the meniscus at eye level from the center of the meniscus. In the case of water and most liquids, the meniscus is concave. Mercury produces a convex meniscus.

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Meniscus Definition: A meniscus is phase boundary that has been curved because of surface tension.

Also Known As: menisci, meniscuses

Examples: A meniscus is seen between the air and water in a glass of water. The water is seen to curve up the edge of the glass.

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