from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To disperse (a precipitate) to form a colloid.
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- v. disperse in a medium into a colloidal state
Greek peptein, to digest; see pekw- in Indo-European roots + -ize.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)