colligative

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

Definition of colligative

: depending on the number of particles (such as molecules) and not on the nature of the particles
  • pressure is a colligative property

First Known Use of colligative

1901

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colligative

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

medical Definition of colligative

: 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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