Translation of emulsion in Spanish:

emulsion

Pronunciation: /ɪˈmʌlʃən/

n

  • 1.1 uncountable/no numerable emulsion (paint) pintura (feminine) al agua 1.2 uncountable/no numerable [Photography/Fotografía] emulsión (feminine)
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    • The silver halide crystals in a photographic emulsion are not perfect.
    • To make today's platinum prints, a photographer mixes the emulsion from platinum, gelatin and other ingredients, then hand coats a piece of fine art paper with the mixture.
    • He describes it as a universal developer for modern film emulsions used under diverse conditions, easy to use, and designed to achieve maximum image stain and minimum general stain.
    1.3 countable or uncountable/numerable o no numerable [Chemistry/Química] emulsión (feminine)
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    • Liquid polymer emulsions are used for dust control and soil and slope stabilization.
    • An oil-in-water emulsion is created by dispersing oil droplets in an aqueous phase.
    • This allows the fluorescent microspheres to behave like the aqueous droplets in the emulsion.

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