emulsion emulsion  /ɪ ˈməl ʃən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) (chemistry) a colloid in which both phases are liquids
  2. (n) a light-sensitive coating on paper or film; consists of fine grains of silver bromide suspended in a gelatin

Usage(s):

  1. A tranche of wild sea bass with green-pea-and-rocket emulsion and mousserons des prs mushrooms sounds more like a three-star Michelin meal than a cookery-class assignment.
  2. A tranche of wild sea bass with green-pea-and-rocket emulsion and mousserons des prs mushrooms sounds more like a three-star Michelin meal than a cookery-class assignment.
  3. The emulsion burned so cleanly in his home furnace that, after months of testing, the fire had even oxidized away caked-on soot from the inner surfaces of the pipes.

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  1. "We have got proof of concept in several other vaccines," Baker said. "By mixing antigen with the emulsion, it actually stabilizes it."
    on Aug 17, 2007 By: James A Baker III Source: Scientific American

  2. For example, Andrews writes: "Our 'nursing' seldom involved more than dabbing gentian violet on ringworm, aquaflavine emulsion on cuts and scratches, lead lotion on bruises and sprains."
    on Nov 28, 2006 By: Lucilla Andrews Source: TIME

  3. For example, at one point McEwan wrote, "In the way of medical treatments, she had already dabbed gentian violet on ringworm, aquaflavine emulsion on a cut and painted lead lotion on a bruise."
    on Nov 29, 2006 By: Ian McEwan Source: Houston Chronicle

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