Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun capillary

2 senses of capillary

Sense 1
capillary, capillary tube, capillary tubing -- (a tube of small internal diameter; holds liquid by capillary action)
       => tube, tubing -- (conduit consisting of a long hollow object (usually cylindrical) used to hold and conduct objects or liquids or gases)

Sense 2
capillary, capillary vessel -- (any of the minute blood vessels connecting arterioles with venules)
       => blood vessel -- (a vessel in which blood circulates)

Antonyms of adj capillary

1 of 2 senses of capillary

Sense 2
capillary, hairlike -- (long and slender with a very small internal diameter; "a capillary tube")

INDIRECT (VIA thin) -> thick -- (not thin; of a specific thickness or of relatively great extent from one surface to the opposite usually in the smallest of the three solid dimensions; "an inch thick"; "a thick board"; "a thick sandwich"; "spread a thick layer of butter"; "thick coating of dust"; "thick warm blankets")

Similarity of adj capillary

2 senses of capillary

Sense 1
capillary -- (of or relating to hair)

Sense 2
capillary, hairlike -- (long and slender with a very small internal diameter; "a capillary tube")
       => thin (vs. thick) -- (of relatively small extent from one surface to the opposite or in cross section; "thin wire"; "a thin chiffon blouse"; "a thin book"; "a thin layer of paint")

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