Definition of syneresis in English:
noun (plural synereses /-ˌsēz/)
2 Chemistry The contraction of a gel accompanied by the separating out of liquid.
- More specific chemical alterations such as syneresis or mineral dehydration can provide endogenous driving forces leading to overpressure.
- This occurs as the gel fibrils are compacted and water is lost through syneresis.
- For example, are we controlling syneresis, adding body and texture, suspending, thickening, gelling or whipping the particular product?
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