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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cap·il·la·ry a.
 1. Resembling a hair; fine; minute; very slender; having minute tubes or interspaces; having very small bore; as, the capillary vessels of animals and plants.
 2. Pertaining to capillary tubes or vessels; as, capillary action.
 Capillary attraction, Capillary repulsion, the apparent attraction or repulsion between a solid and liquid caused by capillarity. See Capillarity, and Attraction.
 Capillarity tubes. See the Note under Capillarity.