- to make into or form an emulsion.
Origin of emulsify
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Examples from the Web for emulsify
Emulsify the butter in the tomato, add to the water, and put in a saucepan over the fire, being careful not to scorch.The Vegetarian Cook Book
E. G. Fulton
These soaps also possess a high solvent power for mineral oils and emulsify very readily.Soap-Making Manual
E. G. Thomssen
Its chief purpose is to emulsify fats and to supply the alimentary tract with the requisite amount of moisture.Encyclopedia of Diet
Emulsify evenly by shaking (either by hand or in a shaking machine) for ten minutes.The Elements of Bacteriological Technique
John William Henry Eyre
In any method it is necessary to saponify or emulsify the grease on the grain, or difficulties occur in dyeing and finishing.Animal Proteins
Hugh Garner Bennett
- to make or form into an emulsion
Word Origin and History for emulsify
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- To make into an emulsion.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
- A suspension of tiny droplets of one liquid in a second liquid. By making an emulsion, one can mix two liquids that ordinarily do not mix well, such as oil and water. Compare aerosol foam.
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