Multicomponent material comprising multiple, different (non-gaseous) phase domains in which at least one type of @PT07286@ is a continuous phase.
A foamed substance, which is a multiphase material that consists of a gas dispersed in a liquid or solid, is not normally considered to be a composite.
PAC, 2007, 79, 1801. (Definitions of terms relating to the structure and processing of sols, gels, networks, and inorganic-organic hybrid materials (IUPAC Recommendations 2007)) on page 1810 [Terms] [Paper]