Colloidal
Colloidal Col*loid"al, a. Pertaining to, or of the nature of, colloids. [1913 Webster]

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  • colloïdal — colloïdal, ale, aux [ kɔlɔidal, o ] adj. • 1855; de colloïde ♦ Phys., chim. Solution colloïdale : solution ou mélange dans un solvant liquide d un soluté formé de particules de taille supérieure à celle des molécules. ⇒ 3. sol. ● colloïdal,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • colloidal — 1861, from COLLOID (Cf. colloid) + AL (Cf. al) (1) …   Etymology dictionary

  • colloidal — [kə loid′ l] adj. 1. of, like, or containing a colloid 2. of the nature, or in the form, of a colloid …   English World dictionary

  • Colloïdal — Colloïde Le lait est une solution colloïdale de globules gras dans une solution à base d eau. Un colloïde est une substance sous forme de liquide ou galénique semi solide sous laquelle peuvent se présenter des préparations pharmaceutiques,… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • colloidal — /kəˈlɔɪdl/ (say kuh loydl) adjective of or relating to, or existing as a colloid: colloidal gold; colloidal silver …   Australian English dictionary

  • colloidal — colloidality /kol oy dal i tee/, n. colloidally, adv. /keuh loyd l/, adj. Physical Chem. pertaining to or of the nature of a colloid: colloidal gold and silver. [1860 65; COLLOID + AL1] * * * …   Universalium

  • colloidal — col•loi•dal [[t]kəˈlɔɪd l[/t]] adj. chem. pertaining to or of the nature of a colloid: colloidal gold and silver[/ex] • Etymology: 1860–65 col•loi•dal•i•ty ˌkɒl ɔɪˈdæl ɪ ti n. col•loi′dal•ly, adv …   From formal English to slang

  • colloidal — colloid ► NOUN 1) a homogeneous substance consisting of submicroscopic particles of one substance dispersed in another, as in an emulsion or gel. 2) a gelatinous substance. DERIVATIVES colloidal adjective. ORIGIN from Greek kolla glue …   English terms dictionary

  • colloidal — adjective see colloid …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • colloidal — adjective Of, pertaining to, or consisting of a colloid …   Wiktionary

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