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Colloid vs. Sol

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Colloidadjective

Glue-like; gelatinous.

‘colloid tumours’;

Solnoun

(music) The fifth step in the solfège scale of C (Ut), preceded by fa and followed by la.

Colloidnoun

(chemistry) A stable system of two phases, one of which is dispersed in the other in the form of very small droplets or particles.

Solnoun

(astronomy) A solar day on Mars (equivalent to 24 hours, 39 minutes, 35 seconds).

Colloidnoun

(meteorology) An intimate mixture of two substances one of which, called the dispersed phase (or colloid), is uniformly distributed in a finely divided state throughout the second substance, called the dispersion medium (or dispersing medium).

Solnoun

A Spanish-American gold or silver coin, now the main currency unit of Peru (also new sol), or a coin of this value.

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Colloidnoun

(geology) A particle less than 1 micron in diameter, following the Wentworth scale

Solnoun

A type of colloid in which a solid is dispersed in a liquid.

Colloidadjective

Resembling glue or jelly; characterized by a jellylike appearance; gelatinous; as, colloid tumors.

Solnoun

(archaic) A solution to an objection (or "ob"), in old books of controversial divinity.

Colloidnoun

A substance (as albumin, gum, gelatin, etc.) which is of a gelatinous rather than a crystalline nature, and which diffuses itself through animal membranes or vegetable parchment more slowly than crystalloids do; - opposed to crystalloid.

Solnoun

(historical) An old French coin worth 12 deniers.

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Colloidnoun

A gelatinous substance found in colloid degeneration and colloid cancer.

Solnoun

The sun.

Colloidnoun

a mixture with properties between those of a solution and fine suspension

Solnoun

Gold; - so called from its brilliancy, color, and value.

Colloid

A colloid is a mixture in which one substance of microscopically dispersed insoluble particles are suspended throughout another substance. However, some definitions specify that the particles must be dispersed in a liquid, and others extend the definition to include substances like aerosols and gels.

Solnoun

A syllable applied in solmization to the note G, or to the fifth tone of any diatonic scale.

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Solnoun

A sou.

Solnoun

A silver and gold coin of Peru. The silver sol is the unit of value, and is worth about 68 cents.

Solnoun

A fluid mixture of a colloid and a liquid; a liquid colloidal solution or suspension.

Solnoun

a colloid that has a continuous liquid phase in which a solid is suspended in a liquid

Solnoun

(Roman mythology) ancient Roman god; personification of the sun; counterpart of Greek Helios

Solnoun

the syllable naming the fifth (dominant) note of any musical scale in solmization

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