Encyclopedia of Agrophysics

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan Gliński, Józef Horabik, Jerzy Lipiec


Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-90-481-3585-1_507

A phenomenon occurring at the boundary between phases, where cohesive and adhesive forces cause the concentration or density of a substance to be greater or smaller than in the interior of the separate phases.



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