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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A mixture with properties between those of a solution and fine suspension.

Usage examples (37)
  • (A colloid is a stable suspension of silver particles in water.)
  • In passing it may be mentioned that the name colloid originates precisely from kolla, the Greek word for glue.
  • Mucinous breast cancer, also known as colloid carcinoma, is a rare type of invasive breast cancer formed by mucus-producing cancer cells.
  • So, it burst out rampant spilling the red colloid .. for more
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