surface of tension
The mechanical properties of an @I03085@ between two fluid phases may be expressed in terms of those of a geometrical surface of uniform tension called the surface of tension, whose location is dependent on the distribution of the stress tensor within the @I03085@.
PAC, 1972, 31, 577. (Manual of Symbols and Terminology for Physicochemical Quantities and Units, Appendix II: Definitions, Terminology and Symbols in Colloid and Surface Chemistry) on page 596 [Terms] [Paper]