The @A00182@ of an @E02065@, viz. the formation of aggregates may be followed by @C01119@. If coalescence is extensive it leads to the formation of a macrophase and the @E02065@ is said to break.
Source: PAC, 1972, 31, 577. (Manual of Symbols and Terminology for Physicochemical Quantities and Units, Appendix II: Definitions, Terminology and Symbols in Colloid and Surface Chemistry) on page 611 [Terms] [Paper]
Citation: 'break' in IUPAC Compendium of Chemical Terminology, 3rd ed. International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry; 2006. Online version 3.0.1, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.B00731 RISBibTexEndNote