A process in which a solid or liquid, β, is covered with a liquid, α, both of which were initially in contact with a gas or liquid, δ, without changing the area of the αδ-@I03082@.
Source: PAC, 1972, 31, 577. (Manual of Symbols and Terminology for Physicochemical Quantities and Units, Appendix II: Definitions, Terminology and Symbols in Colloid and Surface Chemistry) on page 598 [Terms] [Paper]
Citation: 'immersional wetting' in IUPAC Compendium of Chemical Terminology, 3rd ed. International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry; 2006. Online version 3.0.1, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.I02966 RISBibTexEndNote