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3 definitions found
 for Emulsion
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Emulsion \E*mul"sion\, n. [From L. emulgere, emulsum: cf. F.
     ['e]mulsion. See Emulge.]
     Any liquid preparation of a color and consistency resembling
     milk; as:
     (a) In pharmacy, an extract of seeds, or a mixture of oil and
         water united by a mucilaginous substance.
     (b) In photography, a liquid preparation of collodion holding
         salt of silver, used in the photographic process.
         [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  emulsion
      n 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 [syn:
         emulsion, photographic emulsion]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  33 Moby Thesaurus words for "emulsion":
     backing, bibliofilm, bipack, black-and-white film, cartridge,
     colloid, colloider, color film, color negative film, dope,
     dry plate, emulsification, emulsifier, emulsoid, film, frame,
     microfilm, monochromatic film, motion-picture film, negative,
     orthochromatic film, pack, panchromatic film, photographic paper,
     plate, printing paper, roll, sound film, sound track,
     sound-on-film, soundstripe, tripack, vehicle
  
  

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