verb (used without object), collogued, colloguing. Dialect.
to confer secretly.
to plot mischief; conspire.
verb collogues, colloguing, collogued
(intransitive) usually foll by with. to confer confidentially; intrigue or conspire
1590s (implied in colloguing) “to flatter, curry favor,” of unknown origin; perhaps from French colloque “conference, consultation” (16c., from Latin colloquium) and influenced by dialogue.
[kol-oid] /ˈkɒl ɔɪd/ noun 1. Physical Chemistry. a substance made up of a system of particles with linear dimensions in the range of about 10 −7 to 5 × 10 −5 cm dispersed in a continuous gaseous, liquid, or solid medium whose properties depend on the large specific surface area. The particles can be large […]
- Colloid acne
colloid acne n. Colloid degeneration of the elastic tissue of the dermis due to repeatedly exposure to sunlight over a period of many years. Also called actinic elastosis, elastosis colloidalis conglomerata.
[kuh-loid-l] /kəˈlɔɪd l/ adjective, Physical Chemistry. 1. pertaining to or of the nature of a : colloidal gold and silver. /ˌkɒˈlɔɪdəl/ adjective 1. of, denoting, or having the character of a colloid adj. 1861, from colloid + -al (1).
- Colloidal gel
colloidal gel n. A colloid that has developed resistance to flow because of chemical or thermal change.