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Origin of colloid
OTHER WORDS FROM colloidnon·col·loid, nounsem·i·col·loid, noun
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The charge on a colloid seems to be liable to variation with the nature of the liquid in which it is suspended.
In fact, no exact knowledge of the source of electrification of any colloid has yet been obtained.
We may even have one and the same substance—either organic or inorganic—in both conditions, as crystal or as colloid.
A colloid globule suspended in a salt solution in which it is not dissolved may grow by intussusception.
There remains the question of the precipitation of the tanning colloid at the interface.Animal Proteins|Hugh Garner Bennett
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Other words from colloidcol•loi′dal (kə-loid′l, kŏ-) adj.
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A substance made up of particles that are larger than most molecules; these particles do not actually dissolve in substances but stay suspended in them.