[ ɪ'mʌlʃ(ə)n ]
1》 a fine dispersion of minute droplets of one liquid in another in which it is not soluble or miscible.
2》 (also ~ paint ) a type of paint consisting of pigment bound in a synthetic resin which forms an ~ with water.
3》 a light-sensitive coating for photographic films and plates, containing crystals of a silver compound dispersed in a medium such as gelatin.
C17 (denoting a milky liquid made by crushing almonds in water): from mod. L. emulsio(n-) , from emulgere 'milk out'.