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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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or relating to or having the properties of a liquid mixture or gas with very fine suspended particles of liquid or solid that will not pass through a semi-permeable membrane.

Usage examples (36)
  • Adjective : colloidal gold and silver
  • You need oats ground to a powder - called colloidal oatmeal.
  • And some, such as colloidal silver, can actually be dangerous.
  • Also, there are things that work and that apparently the bacteria do not develop resistance to, such as colloidal silver. for more
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