colligative property


colligative property
/kəˌlɪgətɪv ˈprɒpəti/ (say kuh.liguhtiv 'propuhtee)

noun
a property of a solution which depends only on the concentration of dissolved particles (molecules or ions) and not on their nature, as osmotic pressure.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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