Question #142325. Asked by chabenao1.
Last updated Aug 20 2021.
Originally posted Mar 04 2016 6:27 PM.
Transpiration is when a plant absorbs water in its roots. noun. Transpiration is the process where plants absorb water through the roots and then give off water vapor through pores in their leaves. An example of transpiration is when a plant absorbs water in its roots.
Capillary action (sometimes capillarity, capillary motion, or wicking) is the ability of a liquid to flow in narrow spaces without the assistance of, or even in opposition to, external forces like gravity.