internal phase

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in·ter·nal phase

the particles contained in a colloid solution.

in·ter·nal phase

(in-tĕr'năl fāz)
The particles contained in a colloid solution.
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This discontinuous phase was noted in all five adhesives and ranged in size from 5 to 20 [micro]m.
In bicomponent blend systems, the most viscous phase tends to become the discontinuous phase during intensive mixing.
Because polybutadiene is the main component in the SBS block copolymer, it corresponds to the matrix and polystyrene corresponds to the discontinuous phase (domain) in the micrographs.
The blend is biphasic with continuous and discontinuous phases.
Work will be performed in occupied site in discontinuous phases to allow removal;

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