/ıˈmʌlʃən/ noun, pl -sions [count]
1 : a mixture of liquids
◇ In an emulsion, small drops of one liquid are mixed throughout another liquid.

an emulsion of oil in water

2 : a thin coating on photographic film or paper that contains chemicals which are sensitive to light

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