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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A light-sensitive coating on paper or film; (chemistry) a colloid in which both phases are liquids.

Usage examples (36)
  • An oil-in-water emulsion
  • From this two-fold point of view such a stable emulsion is comparable to a solution.
  • If such an emulsion is rotated quickly, the heavier particles will move farther to the perifery than the lighter ones.
  • Some twenty years ago, the more adventurous manufacturers endeavoured to produce a protective coating of a so-called casein emulsion type. for more
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