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col·li·ga·tive

 (kŏl′ĭ-gā′tĭv)
adj.
Depending on the quantity of particles, especially molecules or ions, but not on their chemical nature: colligative properties.

colligative

(kəˈlɪɡətɪv)
adj
(General Physics) (of a physical property of a substance) depending on the concentrations of atoms, ions, and molecules that are present rather than on their nature

col•li•ga•tive

(ˈkɒl ɪˌgeɪ tɪv)

adj.
(of the properties of a substance) depending on the number of molecules or atoms rather than on their nature.
[1900–05]
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The colligative properties of the viscous liquid are designed to absorb heat and protect the function group of the agent when the rounds detonate.
Based on inspection of the pH values and colligative properties in Table 2, a range of solutions of amended SSP (1% P) was prepared.