VS.

Liquid vs. Emulsion

Published:

Liquidnoun

A substance that is flowing, and keeping no shape, such as water; a substance of which the molecules, while not tending to separate from one another like those of a gas, readily change their relative position, and which therefore retains no definite shape, except that determined by the containing receptacle; an inelastic fluid.

‘A liquid can freeze to become a solid or evaporate into a gas.’;

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.’;

Liquidnoun

(phonetics) A class of consonant sounds that includes l and r.

Emulsionnoun

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

Liquidadjective

Flowing freely like water; fluid; not solid and not gaseous; composed of particles that move freely among each other on the slightest pressure.

‘liquid nitrogen’;

Emulsionnoun

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

ADVERTISEMENT

Liquidadjective

Easily sold or disposed of without losing value.

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.

Liquidadjective

Having sufficient trading activity to make buying or selling easy.

Emulsionnoun

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

‘an oil-in-water emulsion’;

Liquidadjective

Flowing or sounding smoothly or without abrupt transitions or harsh tones.

‘a liquid melody’;

Emulsionnoun

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

ADVERTISEMENT

Liquidadjective

(phonology) Pronounced without any jar or harshness; smooth.

‘L and R are liquid letters.’;

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’;

Liquidadjective

Fluid and transparent.

‘the liquid air’;

Emulsionnoun

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

‘ravioli with pea and ginger emulsion’;

Liquidadjective

Flowing freely like water; fluid; not solid.

‘Yea, though he go upon the plane and liquid water which will receive no step.’;

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’;

ADVERTISEMENT

Liquidadjective

Being in such a state that the component molecules move freely among themselves, but have a definite volume changing only slightly with changes of pressure, and do not tend to separate from each other as the particles of gases and vapors do when the volume of the container is increased; neither solid nor gaseous; as, liquid mercury, in distinction from mercury solidified or in a state of vapor.

Emulsionnoun

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

Liquidadjective

Flowing or sounding smoothly or without abrupt transitions or harsh tones.

Emulsionverb

paint with emulsion

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

Liquidadjective

Pronounced without any jar or harshness; smooth; as, l and r are liquid letters.

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.

Liquidadjective

Fluid and transparent; as, the liquid air.

Liquidadjective

Clear; definite in terms or amount.

Liquidadjective

In cash or readily convertible into cash without loss of principle; - said of assets, such as bank accounts, or short-term bonds tradable on a major stock exchange.

Liquidnoun

A substance whose parts change their relative position on the slightest pressure, and therefore retain no definite form; any substance in the state of liquidity; a fluid that is not gaseous and has a definite volume independent, of the container in which it is held. Liquids have a fixed volume at any given pressure, but their shape is determined by the container in which it is contained. Liquids, in contrast to gases, cannot expand indefinitely to fill an expanding container, and are only slightly compressible by application of pressure.

Liquidnoun

A letter which has a smooth, flowing sound, or which flows smoothly after a mute; as, l and r, in bla, bra. M and n also are called liquids.

Liquidnoun

a substance that is liquid at room temperature and pressure

Liquidnoun

the state in which a substance exhibits a characteristic readiness to flow with little or no tendency to disperse and relatively high incompressibility

Liquidnoun

a substance in the fluid state of matter having no fixed shape but a fixed volume

Liquidnoun

a frictionless non-nasal continuant (especially `l' and `r')

Liquidadjective

existing as or having characteristics of a liquid; especially tending to flow;

‘water and milk and blood are liquid substances’; ‘ice is water in the solid state’;

Liquidadjective

filled or brimming with tears;

‘swimming eyes’; ‘watery eyes’; ‘sorrow made the eyes of many grow liquid’;

Liquidadjective

clear and bright;

‘the liquid air of a spring morning’; ‘eyes shining with a liquid luster’; ‘limpid blue eyes’;

Liquidadjective

changed from a solid to a liquid state;

‘rivers filled to overflowing by melted snow’;

Liquidadjective

smooth and flowing in quality; entirely free of harshness;

‘the liquid song of a robin’;

Liquidadjective

yielding; lacking any hint of hardness;

‘the liquid stillness of the night enveloping him’; ‘the liquid brown eyes of a spaniel’;

Liquidadjective

smooth and unconstrained in movement;

‘a long, smooth stride’; ‘the fluid motion of a cat’; ‘the liquid grace of a ballerina’; ‘liquid prose’;

Liquidadjective

in cash or easily convertible to cash;

‘liquid (or fluid) assets’;

Liquid

A liquid is a nearly incompressible fluid that conforms to the shape of its container but retains a (nearly) constant volume independent of pressure. As such, it is one of the four fundamental states of matter (the others being solid, gas, and plasma), and is the only state with a definite volume but no fixed shape.

Liquid Illustrations

Emulsion Illustrations

Popular Comparisons

Latest Comparisons

Trending Comparisons