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Noun: emulsion  i'múl-shun
  1. (chemistry) a colloid in which both phases are liquids
    "an oil-in-water emulsion"
  2. A light-sensitive coating on paper or film; consists of fine grains of silver bromide suspended in a gelatin
    - photographic emulsion

Derived forms: emulsions

Type of: coat, coating, colloid

Encyclopedia: Emulsion