colligative

adjective
col·​li·​ga·​tive | \ ˈkä-lə-ˌgā-tiv How to pronounce colligative (audio) , kə-ˈli-gə- How to pronounce colligative (audio) \

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, in the meaning defined above

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“Colligative.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/colligative. Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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colligative

adjective
col·​li·​ga·​tive | \ ˈkäl-ə-ˌgāt-iv How to pronounce colligative (audio) \

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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