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.

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Origin of emulsify

1855–60; < 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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Scientific definitions for emulsify

emulsion
[ ĭ-mŭlshən ]

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.

Other words from emulsion

emulsify verb
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