Definitions for "Coalescent"
Keywords:  solvent, glycol, film, ether, aid
A solvent, usually a glycol or glycol ether, which helps promote the union of individual emulsion particles into a continuous film.
An organic solvent used to aid film formation in latex paints.
Solvent with a high boiling point which, when added to a coating, aids in film formation by temporarily plasticizing (softening) the vehicle system.
Coalescent is a science-fiction novel by Stephen Baxter. It is part one of the Destiny's Children series.
The coalescent - a prior distribution on tree shape that links the divergence times of a genealogy (tree of individuals from the same population) with the demographic history of the population.
Growing together; cohering, as in the organic cohesion of similar parts; uniting.