liquidity index

Liquidity index = (soil moisture content – plastic limit) ÷ plasticity index. The liquidity index scales soil moisture content relative to plasticity, so that its value is 0.0 at the plastic limit and 1.0 at the liquid limit.

This definition is abridged from A – Z of tree terms: A companion to British arboriculture.
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