colloidal processing
sol-gel processing in which a network of precipitated colloidal particles is treated by a conventional processing technique, such as cold pressing, hot pressing or sintering, in order to produce a ceramic article.
PAC, 2007, 79, 1801. 'Definitions of terms relating to the structure and processing of sols, gels, networks, and inorganic-organic hybrid materials (IUPAC Recommendations 2007)' on page 1821 (