colligative

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adjective col·li·ga·tive \ˈkä-lə-ˌgā-tiv, kə-ˈli-gə-\

Definition of colligative

  1. :  depending on the number of particles (as molecules) and not on the nature of the particles <pressure is a colligative property>

1901

First Known Use of colligative

1901


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colligative

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adjective col·li·ga·tive \ˈkäl-ə-ˌgāt-iv\

Medical Definition of colligative

  1. :  depending on the number of particles (as molecules) and not on the nature of the particles <pressure is a colligative property>


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