adjective Physical Chemistry.
Related formscol·loi·dal·i·ty [kol-oi-dal-i-tee] /ˌkɒl ɔɪˈdæl ɪ ti/, nouncol·loi·dal·ly, adverbnon·col·loi·dal, adjectivesem·i·col·loi·dal, adjective
Examples from the Web for colloidal
A certain property of colloidal substances comes into play most opportunely in assisting diffusive preparations.
The eyeball is a structure of colloidal humors and membranes, and of nothing else.Grappling with the Monster|T. S. Arthur
Suppose, for instance, that the molecules of a colloidal solution are aggregated into groups of ten.
It consists of a vessel of porous porcelain, the pores of which are filled with a colloidal solution of ferrocyanide of copper.
Neuberg and Caspari were at first of the belief that the compounds produced by them circulate in colloidal form.