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Emulsion Definition

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If you shake together oil and water, you get an emulsion.

If you shake together oil and water, you get an emulsion.

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Emulsion Definition: An emulsion is a colloid of two or more immiscible liquids where one liquid contains a dispersion of the other liquids.

Examples: Oil and water mixtures are emulsions when shaken together. The oil will form drops and disperse throughout the water.

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