polydisperse

adjective
poly·​dis·​perse | \ ˌpä-lē-di-ˈspərs How to pronounce polydisperse (audio) \

Definition of polydisperse

: of, relating to, or characterized by or as particles of varied sizes in the dispersed phase of a disperse system

Other Words from polydisperse

polydispersity \ ˌpä-​lē-​di-​ˈspər-​sə-​tē How to pronounce polydispersity (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of polydisperse

1915, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for polydisperse

poly- + Latin dispersus dispersed, from past participle of dispergere to disperse

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The first known use of polydisperse was in 1915

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“Polydisperse.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/polydisperse. Accessed 18 January 2020.

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polydisperse

adjective
poly·​dis·​perse | \ -dis-ˈpərs How to pronounce polydisperse (audio) \

Medical Definition of polydisperse

: of, relating to, characterized by, or characterized as particles of varied sizes in the dispersed phase of a disperse system — compare monodisperse

Other Words from polydisperse

polydispersity \ -​ˈpər-​sət-​ē How to pronounce polydispersity (audio) \ noun, plural polydispersities

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