Emulsion - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪˈmʌlʃn|  American pronunciation of the word emulsion
Brit.  |ɪˈmʌlʃ(ə)n|  British pronunciation of the word emulsion


- (chemistry) a colloid in which both phases are liquids

an oil-in-water emulsion

- a light-sensitive coating on paper or film; consists of fine grains of silver bromide suspended in a gelatin


...milk is basically an oil-in-water emulsion...

lathe operators use an emulsion of oil and water as a coolant for the cutting tool

the reticulation of a photographic emulsion

Word forms

singular: emulsion
plural: emulsions
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