emulsify

[ ih-muhl-suh-fahy ]
/ ɪˈmʌl səˌfaɪ /

verb (used with or without object), e·mul·si·fied, e·mul·si·fy·ing.

to make into or form an emulsion.

Origin of emulsify

1855–60; < Latin ēmuls(us) (see emulsion) + -ify

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British Dictionary definitions for emulsifier (1 of 2)

emulsifier

/ (ɪˈmʌlsɪˌfaɪə) /

noun

an agent that forms or preserves an emulsion, esp any food additive, such as lecithin, that prevents separation of sauces or other processed foods

British Dictionary definitions for emulsifier (2 of 2)

emulsify

/ (ɪˈmʌlsɪˌfaɪ) /

verb -fies, -fying or -fied

to make or form into an emulsion

Derived Forms

emulsifiable or emulsible, adjectiveemulsification, noun
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Medicine definitions for emulsifier (1 of 2)

emulsifier

[ ĭ-mŭlsə-fī′ər ]

n.

An agent used to make an emulsion of a fixed oil.

Medicine definitions for emulsifier (2 of 2)

emulsify

[ ĭ-mŭlsə-fī′ ]

v.

To make into an emulsion.

Related forms

e•mul′si•fi•cation (-fĭ-kāshən) n.
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