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tr.v. pep·tized, pep·tiz·ing, pep·tiz·es
To disperse (a precipitate) to form a colloid.
pep′ti·za′tion (-tĭ-zā′shən) n.
(Chemistry) (tr) chem to disperse (a substance) into a colloidal state, usually to form a sol
ˈpeptizable, ˈpeptisable adj
ˌpeptiˈzation, ˌpeptiˈsation n
ˈpeptizer, ˈpeptiser n
v.t. -tized, -tiz•ing.
to disperse (a substance) into colloidal form, usu. in a liquid.
Past participle: peptized
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chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
separate - divide into components or constituents; "Separate the wheat from the chaff"