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gel:

see colloidcolloid
[Gr.,=gluelike], a mixture in which one substance is divided into minute particles (called colloidal particles) and dispersed throughout a second substance. The mixture is also called a colloidal system, colloidal solution, or colloidal dispersion.
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gel

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(chemistry)
A two-phase colloidal system consisting of a solid and a liquid in more solid form than a sol.

gel

A semisolid material, somewhat elastic, composed of matter in a colloidal state that does not dissolve; remains suspended in a solvent. Also see cement gel.
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Thickness of the gel was 0.4-0.5 cm to ensure a low background.
Troubleshooting PE film extrusion processes where gels are appearing can be difficult due to the number of different types of gels.
Looking at FWHM of the sol and the gel, it can be seen that the FWHM of the sol decreased from 1.08 to 0.19 and that of the gel decreased from 0.59 to 0.2.
This indicates that it is possible to conduct the gel spinning of UL blending gel with high SC but low [eta].
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Interestingly, the antimicrobial gel, when applied either 30 minutes prior to the sex or three hours after the intercourse, succeeded prevention of simian/human immunodeficiency virus (SHIV) in monkeys, (http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-03-vaginal-gel-hiv-hours-exposure.html) Health Day reported.