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    #1

    Viscosity is that property of

    Viscosity is that property of a fluid by virtue of which it offers resistance to shear stress.

    Is this sentence correct?( Especially the bold section)

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    #2

    Re: Viscosity is that property of

    Yes. Absolutely correct.
    Alternatively, you could replace "by virtue of which" with "whereby".
    I'm not a teacher of English, but I have spoken it for (almost) all of my life....

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    Re: Viscosity is that property of

    Agreed.

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