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emulsion

e·mul·sion

emulsion

 
pronunciation:
ih muhl shn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a mixture consisting of drops or globules of one liquid suspended in another liquid that does not mix well with the first.
an emulsion of water and oil
definition 2: a light-sensitive coating of silver halides suspended in gelatin, used on photographic film and paper.
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The word emulsion contains the following part:
e- Latin prefix that means out, out of, away
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The prefix e- is an assimilated form of ex- used before roots beginning with certain consonants (b d, g, j, l, m, n, r, v). See ex-.