colloidally stable
Particles which do not aggregate at a significant rate: the precise connotation depends on the type of aggregation under consideration. For example, a concentrated paint is called @[email protected] by some people because oil and pigment do not separate out at a measurable rate, and @[email protected] by others because the pigment particles aggregate into a continuous @[email protected]
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 609 [Terms] [Paper]