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English noun: emulsion

1. emulsion (substance) (chemistry) a colloid in which both phases are liquids


SamplesAn oil-in-water emulsion.


Broader (hypernym)colloid


Domain categorychemical science, chemistry

2. emulsion (artifact) a light-sensitive coating on paper or film; consists of fine grains of silver bromide suspended in a gelatin


Synonymsphotographic emulsion


Broader (hypernym)coat, coating


Substance holonymsilver bromide, silver nitrate









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