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capillary wave The term 'capillary wave' as it applies to the area of coastlines can be defined as ' a wave whose velocity or propagation is controlled primarily by the surface tension of the liquid in which the wave is travelling. a water wave in which the wave length is less than 2.5 cm is considered to be a capillary wave, while waves longer than 2.5 cm and shorter than 5cm are in an indeterminate zone between capillary and gravity waves. '.
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