dispersoid

[dih-spur-soid]

noun Physical Chemistry.

the suspended particles in a dispersion.

Nearby words

  1. dispersion medium,
  2. dispersion relation,
  3. dispersive,
  4. dispersive medium,
  5. dispersive power,
  6. disphenoid,
  7. dispireme,
  8. dispirit,
  9. dispirited,
  10. dispiriting

Origin of dispersoid

First recorded in 1910–15; disperse + -oid

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British Dictionary definitions for dispersoid

dispersoid

noun

chem a system, such as a colloid or suspension, in which one phase is dispersed in another
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