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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The production of artificial membranes by contact of two fluids, as albumin and fat, by which the globules of the latter are surrounded by a thin film of the former.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The production of membrane as the effect of contact of two liquids, as albumen and fat, when the former gives a coating to the globules of the latter.

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