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aerogel
1. A highly porous solid formed from a gel, such as silica gel, in which the liquid is replaced with a gas.
2. A highly porous solid formed by replacement of liquid in a gel with a gas so that there is little shrinkage.
3. A gel formed by the dispersion of air in a solidified matrix; a solid foam, as Styrofoam.
4. A porous solid formed by replacing the liquid of a gel with a gas; such as, rigid plastic foam.
This entry is located in the following units: aero-, aer-, aeri- + (page 4) gel-, gela-, gelati-, gelatino-, geli-, gelo- (page 1)