Term of the Road Dictionary


  • Language : PIARC Road Dictionary / English
  • Theme : Roads Materials Binders
  • Definition : Superficial penetration of a body contained in a liquid or gas phase into the separation surface of this phase by another phase which may be solid, liquid or gas. Note: this is a reversible process, to be distinguished from absorption.


  • Language : PIARC Road Dictionary / German
  • Theme : Straßen Baustoffe Bindemittel
  • Definition : Das oberflächige Eindringen eines Körpers, der in einer flüssigen oder gasförmigen Phase vorliegt. Dies ist ein umkehrbarer Prozess -- zu unterscheiden von Absorption.

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