The definition of an emulsion is a suspension where an unmixable liquid is held in another liquid.(noun)
An example of an emulsion is oil in vinegar.
See emulsion in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ModL emulsio < L emulsus, pp. of emulgere, to milk or drain out < e-, out + mulgere, to milk
See emulsion in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: New Latin ēmulsiō, ēmulsiōn-
Origin: , from Latin ēmulsus
Origin: , past participle of ēmulgēre, to milk out
Origin: : ē-, ex-, ex-
Origin: + mulgēre, to milk; see melg- in Indo-European roots.
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