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|Noun||1.||dispersing medium - (of colloids) a substance in which another is colloidally dispersed|
phase, form - (physical chemistry) a distinct state of matter in a system; matter that is identical in chemical composition and physical state and separated from other material by the phase boundary; "the reaction occurs in the liquid phase of the system"
colloid - a mixture with properties between those of a solution and fine suspension
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