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Meaning of VISCOUS

Pronunciation:  'viskus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  having the properties of glue
  2. [adj]  having a relatively high resistance to flow
 

VISCOUS is a 7 letter word that starts with V.

 

 Synonyms: adhesive, gluey, glutinous, gummy, mucilaginous, pasty, sticky, syrupy, thick, viscid
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Vis"cous\, a. [L. viscosus. See {Viscid}.]
Adhesive or sticky, and having a ropy or glutinous
consistency; viscid; glutinous; clammy; tenacious; as, a
viscous juice. -- {Vis"cous*ness}, n.

Note: There is no well-defined distinction in meaning between
      viscous and viscid.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Of a liquid, not pouring freely; having the consistency of syrup or honey.
 

 

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