suspensoid

suspensoid

[suh-spen-soid]
noun Physical Chemistry.
a sol having a solid disperse phase.
Compare emulsoid.


Origin:
1920–25; suspens(ion) + (coll)oid

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suspensoid (səˈspɛnsɔɪd)
 
n
chem a system consisting of a suspension of solid particles in a liquid

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suspensoid sus·pen·soid (sə-spěn'soid')
n.
A colloid solution in which the disperse particles are solid and remain sharply demarcated from the fluid in which they are suspended.

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