- to make into or form an emulsion.
Origin of emulsify
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Examples from the Web for emulsifier
In the emulsifier, the milk, water and sweet butter are warmed.
An emulsifier is of interest to the woman who lives in the city.
- an agent that forms or preserves an emulsion, esp any food additive, such as lecithin, that prevents separation of sauces or other processed foods
- to make or form into an emulsion
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Word Origin and History for emulsifier
1872, agent noun from emulsify.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- An agent used to make an emulsion of a fixed oil.
- To make into an emulsion.
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