Ampoule vs Emulsion - What's the difference?

ampoule | emulsion |


As an adjective ampoule

is exaggerated; over the top.

As a noun emulsion is

emulsion.

ampoule

Alternative forms

* ampul * ampule

Noun

(en noun)
  • A small hermetically sealed vial containing a sterile solution suitable for injection.
  • emulsion

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia emulsion) (en noun)
  • 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.
  • (chemistry) a colloid in which both phases are liquid
  • the coating of photosensitive silver halide grains in a thin gelatine layer on a photographic film
  • Derived terms

    * solid emulsion * emulsify ----