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peptize

[pep-tahyz] /ˈpɛp taɪz/
verb (used with object), peptized, peptizing.
1.
to disperse (a substance) into colloidal form, usually in a liquid.
Also, especially British, peptise.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65; pept(one) + -ize
Related forms
peptizable, adjective
peptization, noun
peptizer, noun
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  • Dilute solutions of alkali peptize the manganese oxide gel giving a stable negatively charged sol.
British Dictionary definitions for peptize

peptize

/ˈpɛptaɪz/
verb
1.
(transitive) (chem) to disperse (a substance) into a colloidal state, usually to form a sol
Derived Forms
peptizable, peptisable, adjective
peptization, peptisation, noun
peptizer, peptiser, noun
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