interparticle

adjective

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

Word History

First Known Use

1946, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of interparticle was in 1946

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“Interparticle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/interparticle. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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