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poise

n :  a cgs unit of viscosity equal to the viscosity of a fluid that would require a shearing force of one dyne to impart to a one square-centimeter area of an arbitrary layer of the fluid a velocity of one centimeter per second relative to another layer separated from the first by a distance of one centimeter .
 
   
 
Similar sounding terms:  hypos  PAS  PASA  pass 

 
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