Translation of "emulsion" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ɪˈmʌl.ʃən/ us

a mixture that results when one liquid is added to another and is mixed with it but does not dissolve into it

Mixing oil and vinegar together produces an emulsion.

a water-based paint that is not shiny when dry

pintura al agua
emulsion paint

(Translation of “emulsion” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /iˈmalʃən/

a milky liquid prepared by mixing eg oil and water.

emulsion paint noun

a paint mixed with water rather than oil.

pintura emulsionada, pintura al agua

(Translation of “emulsion” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)