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(Chemistry) chem a system consisting of a suspension of solid particles in a liquid


(səˈspɛn sɔɪd)

Physical Chem. a sol having a solid disperse phase.
[1920–25; suspens (ion) + (coll) oid]
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It also has notable potential as a suspensoid, which means that it can suspend elements in a liquid without sinking.
As Rowzee described in his Chemistry in Canada story about Sarnia's petrochemical industry, developments during the early 20th century continued apace, embracing the solvent dewaxing of lubrication oils and adoption of the suspensoid cracking process at Imperial's Sarnia refinery.
Suspensoid characteristics in subalpine Castle Lake, California.