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e·mul·sion

 (ĭ-mŭl′shən)
n.
1. A suspension of small globules of one liquid in a second liquid with which the first will not mix: an emulsion of oil in vinegar.
2. A photosensitive coating, usually of silver halide grains in a thin gelatin layer, on photographic film, paper, or glass.

[New Latin ēmulsiō, ēmulsiōn-, from Latin ēmulsus, past participle of ēmulgēre, to milk out : ē-, ex-, ex- + mulgēre, to milk; see melg- in Indo-European roots.]

e·mul′sive adj.

emulsion

(ɪˈmʌlʃən)
n
1. (Photography) photog a light-sensitive coating on a base, such as paper or film, consisting of fine grains of silver bromide suspended in gelatine
2. (Chemistry) chem a colloid in which both phases are liquids: an oil-in-water emulsion.
3. (Chemistry) Also called: emulsion paint a type of paint in which the pigment is suspended in a vehicle, usually a synthetic resin, that is dispersed in water as an emulsion. It usually gives a mat finish
4. (Pharmacology) pharmacol a mixture in which an oily medicine is dispersed in another liquid
5. any liquid resembling milk
[C17: from New Latin ēmulsiō, from Latin ēmulsus milked out, from ēmulgēre to milk out, drain out, from mulgēre to milk]
eˈmulsive adj

e•mul•sion

(ɪˈmʌl ʃən)

n.
1. any colloidal suspension of a liquid in another liquid.
2. any liquid mixture containing medicine suspended in minute globules.
3. a photosensitive layer of silver halide suspended in gelatin, thinly applied to one surface of a photographic film.
[1605–15; < Latin ēmuls(us), past participle of ēmulgēre to draw off (milk) (ē- e- + mulgēre to milk) + -ion]
e•mul′sive, adj.

e·mul·sion

(ĭ-mŭl′shən)
A suspension of tiny droplets of one liquid in a second liquid. By making an emulsion, one can mix two liquids that ordinarily do not mix well, such as oil and water. Compare aerosol, foam.

emulsify verb

emulsion

A colloidal dispersion in which small droplets of one liquid are dispersed within another, such as oil in water or water in oil.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.emulsion - (chemistry) a colloid in which both phases are liquids; "an oil-in-water emulsion"
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
colloid - a mixture with properties between those of a solution and fine suspension
2.emulsion - a light-sensitive coating on paper or film; consists of fine grains of silver bromide suspended in a gelatin
coating, coat - a thin layer covering something; "a second coat of paint"
silver nitrate - a nitrate used in making photographic emulsions; also used in medicine as a cautery and as a topical antibacterial agent
silver bromide - a bromide that darkens when exposed to light; used in making photographic emulsions
Translations
مُسْتَحْلَب، زَيت مع ماء
emulsion
emulzió
fleyti, òeyta
emulsijaemulsiniai dažai
emulsija
emulzia
baza kıvamında koyu bir sıvı karışımısübye

emulsion

[ɪˈmʌlʃən] N (= liquid) → emulsión f (also emulsion paint) → pintura f emulsión

emulsion

[ɪˈmʌlʃən] n
(= paint) → peinture f mate
(CHEMISTRY)émulsion f
(PHOTOGRAPHY)émulsion f

emulsion

n
Emulsion f
(also emulsion paint)Emulsionsfarbe f

emulsion

[ɪˈmʌlʃn] n (liquid) → emulsione f (also emulsion paint) → pittura (murale)

emulsion

(iˈmalʃən) noun
a milky liquid prepared by mixing eg oil and water.
emulsion paint
a paint mixed with water rather than oil.

e·mul·sion

n. emulsión, mezcla de dos líquidos, uno de los cuales permanece suspendido.
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