interparticle

adjective
in·​ter·​par·​ti·​cle | \ ˌin-tər-ˈpär-ti-kəl How to pronounce interparticle (audio) \

Definition of interparticle

: occurring between or involving two or more particles interparticle forces As the soil takes on water during rainstorm (or snowmelt), the interparticle spaces often fill up faster than the water can be drained from the soil.— William A. Marsh

First Known Use of interparticle

1946, in the meaning defined above

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“Interparticle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/interparticle. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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