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emulsion

a fine dispersion of one liquid or pureed food substance into or onto another

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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The paint pigments are suspended in a solvent that is also used to control the viscosity of the emulsion paint. Emulsion paints have fillers to thicken the film, support the paint structure and increase the volume of the emulsion paint.
In this article we study thixotropic and time-dependent rheological behavior of commercial acrylic emulsion paint using a framework of soft glassy rheology.
With a background as an industrial Chemist and 25 years experience working in the paint and coatings industry, Keith Harrison (founder of Newlife Paints) set up a pilot plant where he experimented with the possibility of recycling emulsion paint. After years of research, Keith developed a process that enabled waste emulsion paint to be converted back to high quality paint, and then set up Newlife Paints in 2008, based close to the South Coast of the UK in Ford, Arundel.
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A BUS driver refused to let a shopper on to his vehicle because she was carrying a pot of emulsion paint.