This page has 4 definitions of colloid in English. Colloid is an adjective and noun. Examples of how to use colloid in a sentence are shown. Also define these 0 related words and terms: .
colloid (plural colloids)
- (chemistry) A stable system of two phases, one of which is dispersed in the other in the form of very small droplets or particles.
- (meteorology) An intimate mixture of two substances one of which, called the dispersed phase (or colloid), is uniformly distributed in a finely divided state throughout the second substance, called the dispersion medium (or dispersing medium).
- (geology) A particle less than 1 micron in diameter, following the Wentworth scale