HyperDic: emulsion

English > 2 senses of the word emulsion:
NOUNsubstanceemulsion(chemistry) a colloid in which both phases are liquids / liquids
artifactemulsion, photographic emulsiona light-sensitive coating on paper or film
emulsion > pronunciation
Soundsihmah'lshahn
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English > emulsion: 2 senses > noun 1, substance
Meaning(chemistry) a colloid in which both phases are liquids / liquids.
Example"an oil-in-water emulsion"
Categorychemistry, chemical scienceThe science of matter
BroadercolloidA mixture with properties between those of a solution and fine suspension
Spanishemulsión
Catalanemulsió
Verbsemulsifyform into or become an emulsion
emulsifycause to become an emulsion
English > emulsion: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA light-sensitive coating on paper or film; consists of fine grains of silver bromide suspended in a gelatin.
Synonymphotographic emulsion
Broadercoating, coatA thin layer covering something
Substancessilver bromideA bromide that darkens when exposed to light
silver nitrateA nitrate used in making photographic emulsions
Spanishemulsión
Catalanemulsió fotogràfica, emulsió
Verbsemulsifyform into or become an emulsion
emulsifycause to become an emulsion

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