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rheopexy

[ ree-uh-pek-see ]
/ ˈri əˌpɛk si /
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noun Physical Chemistry.
the property exhibited by certain slow-gelling, thixotropic sols of gelling more rapidly when the containing vessel is shaken gently.
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Origin of rheopexy

First recorded in 1930–35; rheo- + -pexy

OTHER WORDS FROM rheopexy

rhe·o·pec·tic [ree-uh-pek-tik], /ˌri əˈpɛk tɪk/, adjective
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