solgel

[ sol-jel, sohl- ]
/ ˈsɒlˌdʒɛl, ˈsoʊl- /

adjective

pertaining to alternation between the sol and gel states, as in the pseudopodia of amebas.

Nearby words

  1. solfatara,
  2. solfege,
  3. solfeggio,
  4. solferino,
  5. solfège,
  6. soli,
  7. soli-,
  8. solicit,
  9. solicitate,
  10. solicitation

Origin of solgel

First recorded in 1920–25; sol4 + gel

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