rheology

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EtymologyEdit

1920, coined by Eugene C. Bingham, a professor at Lafayette College, following a suggestion by a colleague, Markus Reiner;[1] inspired by aphorism Τα Πάντα ῥεῖ ta panta rhei “everything flows” by Simplicius of Cilicia. Formed from Ancient Greek ῥέω (rheō, flow) +‎ -logy (study of) (suffix ultimately from Ancient Greek).

From rheo- +‎ -logy

NounEdit

rheology (plural rheologies)

  1. (physics) The branch of physics that studies the deformation and flow of matter.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ J. F. Steffe (1996) Rheological Methods in Food Process Engineering 2nd ed ISBN 0-9632036-1-4 page 1
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