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pho·to·graph·ic emul·sion

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  1. emulsion, photographic emulsionnoun

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


  1. Photographic emulsion

    Photographic emulsion is a light-sensitive colloid. Most commonly, in silver-gelatin photography it consists of silver halide crystals dispersed in gelatin. The emulsion is usually coated onto a substrate of glass, films of cellulose nitrate, cellulose acetate or polyester, paper or fabric. Photographic emulsion is not a true emulsion, but a suspension of solid particles in a fluid. However, the word emulsion is customarily used in a photographic context. Gelatin or gum arabic layers sensitized with bichromate used in the dichromated colloid processes cyanotype and kallitype are sometimes called emulsions.

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    The numerical value of photographic emulsion in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

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    The numerical value of photographic emulsion in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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