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emulsify

[ ih-muhl-suh-fahy ]
/ ɪˈmʌl səˌfaɪ /
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verb (used with or without object), e·mul·si·fied, e·mul·si·fy·ing.
to make into or form an emulsion.
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Origin of emulsify

First recorded in 1855–60; from Latin ēmuls(us) (see emulsion) + -ify

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British Dictionary definitions for emulsify

emulsify
/ (ɪˈmʌlsɪˌfaɪ) /

verb -fies, -fying or -fied
to make or form into an emulsion

Derived forms of emulsify

emulsifiable or emulsible, adjectiveemulsification, noun
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Medical definitions for emulsify

emulsify
[ ĭ-mŭlsə-fī′ ]

v.
To make into an emulsion.

Other words from emulsify

e•mul′si•fi•cation (-fĭ-kāshən) n.
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