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What is the effect of temperature on surface tension?

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Surface tension is the tension of the surface film of a liquid caused by the attraction of the particles in the surface layer by the bulk of the liquid, which tends to minimize surface area.

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Surface tension and viscosity and inversely proportional to temperature. In other words, the temperature increase allows the surface tension and viscosi...

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