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Distemper vs. Emulsion

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Distempernoun

A viral disease of animals, such as dogs and cats, characterised by fever, coughing and catarrh.

Emulsionnoun

A stable suspension of small droplets of one liquid in another with which it is immiscible.

‘Mayonnaise is an emulsion where egg is used to keep oil and water mixed.’;

Distempernoun

(archaic) A disorder of the humours of the body; a disease.

Emulsionnoun

(chemistry) A colloid in which both phases are liquid.

Distempernoun

A glue-based paint.

Emulsionnoun

(photography) The coating of photosensitive silver halide grains in a thin gelatine layer on a photographic film.

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Distempernoun

A painting produced with this kind of paint.

Emulsionnoun

Any liquid preparation of a color and consistency resembling milk; as: (a) In pharmacy, an extract of seeds, or a mixture of oil and water united by a mucilaginous substance. (b) In photography, a liquid preparation of collodion holding salt of silver, used in the photographic process.

Distemperverb

To temper or mix unduly; to make disproportionate; to change the due proportions of.

Emulsionnoun

(chemistry) a colloid in which both phases are liquids;

‘an oil-in-water emulsion’;

Distemperverb

To derange the functions of, whether bodily, mental, or spiritual; to disorder; to disease.

Emulsionnoun

a light-sensitive coating on paper or film; consists of fine grains of silver bromide suspended in a gelatin

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Distemperverb

To deprive of temper or moderation; to disturb; to ruffle; to make disaffected, ill-humoured, or malignant.

Emulsionnoun

a fine dispersion of minute droplets of one liquid in another in which it is not soluble or miscible

‘oil beaten to an emulsion with a half tablespoonful of vinegar’;

Distemperverb

To intoxicate.

Emulsionnoun

a fine dispersion of one liquid or pureed food substance in another

‘ravioli with pea and ginger emulsion’;

Distemperverb

To paint using distemper.

Emulsionnoun

a type of paint used for walls, consisting of pigment bound in a synthetic resin which forms an emulsion with water

‘three coats of white emulsion’;

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Distemperverb

To mix (colours) in the way of distemper.

‘to distemper colors with size’;

Emulsionnoun

a light-sensitive coating for photographic films and plates, containing crystals of a silver compound dispersed in a medium such as gelatin.

Distemperverb

To temper or mix unduly; to make disproportionate; to change the due proportions of.

‘When . . . the humors in his body ben distempered.’;

Emulsionverb

paint with emulsion

‘if the lining paper is not opaque, the wall should also be emulsioned’;

Distemperverb

To derange the functions of, whether bodily, mental, or spiritual; to disorder; to disease.

‘The imagination, when completely distempered, is the most incurable of all disordered faculties.’;

Emulsion

An emulsion is a mixture of two or more liquids that are normally immiscible (unmixable or unblendable) owing to liquid-liquid phase separation. Emulsions are part of a more general class of two-phase systems of matter called colloids.

Distemperverb

To deprive of temper or moderation; to disturb; to ruffle; to make disaffected, ill-humored, or malignant.

Distemperverb

To intoxicate.

‘The courtiers reeling,And the duke himself, I dare not say distempered,But kind, and in his tottering chair carousing.’;

Distemperverb

To mix (colors) in the way of distemper; as, to distemper colors with size.

Distempernoun

An undue or unnatural temper, or disproportionate mixture of parts.

Distempernoun

Severity of climate; extreme weather, whether hot or cold.

‘Those countries . . . under the tropic, were of a distemper uninhabitable.’;

Distempernoun

A morbid state of the animal system; indisposition; malady; disorder; - at present chiefly applied to diseases of brutes; as, a distemper in dogs; the horse distemper; the horn distemper in cattle.

‘They heighten distempers to diseases.’;

Distempernoun

Morbid temper of the mind; undue predominance of a passion or appetite; mental derangement; bad temper; ill humor.

‘Little faults proceeding on distemper.’; ‘Some frenzy distemper had got into his head.’;

Distempernoun

Political disorder; tumult.

Distempernoun

A preparation of opaque or body colors, in which the pigments are tempered or diluted with weak glue or size (cf. Tempera) instead of oil, usually for scene painting, or for walls and ceilings of rooms.

Distempernoun

any of various infectious viral diseases of animals

Distempernoun

an angry and disagreeable mood

Distempernoun

paint made by mixing the pigments with water and a binder

Distempernoun

a painting created by distemper

Distempernoun

a method of painting in which the pigments are mixed with water and a binder; used for painting posters or murals or stage scenery

Distemperverb

paint with distemper

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