capillary - Dictionary definition and meaning for word capillary

(noun) a tube of small internal diameter; holds liquid by capillary action
(noun) any of the minute blood vessels connecting arterioles with venules
Synonyms : capillary vessel

(adj) of or relating to hair
(adj) long and slender with a very small internal diameter
Synonyms : hairlike
Example Sentence
  • a capillary tube

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for capillary

capillary:cap +ill+ary(a): ary(a) felt ill when he lost his cap(generally cap hold's place were it resemble's a hair)
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Sounds like (CAP)GAP + Illary (no Gap)
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