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demulsify

[ dee-muhl-suh-fahy ]
/ di藞m蕦l s蓹藢fa瑟 /
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verb (used with object), de路mul路si路fied, de路mul路si路fy路ing.Physical Chemistry.
to break down (an emulsion) into separate substances incapable of re-forming the emulsion that was broken down.
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Origin of demulsify

OTHER WORDS FROM demulsify

de路mul路si路fi路ca路tion, nounde路mul路si路fi路er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for demulsify

demulsify
/ (di藧藞m蕦ls瑟藢fa瑟) /

verb -fies, -fying or -fied
to undergo or cause to undergo a process in which an emulsion is permanently broken down into its constituents

Derived forms of demulsify

demulsification, noundemulsifier, noun

Word Origin for demulsify

C20: from de- + emulsify
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