Definition of Dispersing medium

1. Noun. (of colloids) a substance in which another is colloidally dispersed.

Exact synonyms: Dispersing Phase, Dispersion Medium
Generic synonyms: Form, Phase
Category relationships: Colloid

Lexicographical Neighbors of Dispersing Medium

disperse placenta
dispersed particles
dispersed phase
dispersing electrode
dispersing medium (current term)
dispersing phase
dispersion colloid
dispersion force
dispersion medium
dispersion phase
dispersion relation
dispersion staining
dispersive model

Literary usage of Dispersing medium

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Handbook of Colloid-chemistry: The Recognition of Colloids, the Theory of by Carl Wilhelm Wolfgang Ostwald, Wolfgang Ostwald, Emil Hatschek (1919)
"Molecular Weight of Substances in the Colloid State as Measured by Changes in the Constants of the dispersing medium i. General Remarks. ..."

2. Outlines of Industrial Chemistry: A Text-book for Students by Frank Hall Thorp, Warren Kendall Lewis (1916)
"Glue is a colloid, a water " solution " of which has as the dispersing medium a dilute solution of glue (the more completely hydrolized part) in water, ..."

3. Fats and Fatty Degeneration: A Physico-chemical Study of Emulsions and the by Martin Fischer, Marian Osgood Hooker (1917)
"When the dispersing medium is of a type to which, in a sense, the oil will "stick," allowing this therefore to be torn across the face of the dispersing ..."

4. An Introduction to Chemical Pharmacology: Pharmacodynamics in Relation to by Hugh McGuigan (1921)
"When water is the dispersing medium, the terms hydrophile and hydrophobe are ... of the sol are very little different from those of the dispersing medium, ..."

5. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1919)
"A suspension colloid results whenever the colloid- ally dispersed phase is not a solvent for the " dispersing medium " ; a hydrophilic or lyo- philic ..."

6. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1903)
"It is a curious fact, as has been pointed out by Heaviside, that a periodic wave train in a dispersing medium is about the only kind of wave that can be put ..."

7. Colloids in Biology and Medicine by Heinrich Bechhold (1919)
"Though in the examples given so far, fat has been the dispersed phase and water or the aqueous solution the dispersing medium, conversely, water and aqueous ..."

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