a gel formed by the dispersion of air in a solidified matrix; a solid foam, as Styrofoam.
Origin of aerogel
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A young woman pried loose another resin skull finial and added it to the pile, placed another sheet of aerogel on top of it.Makers
a colloid that has a continuous solid phase containing dispersed gas
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