emulsify

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verb emul·si·fy \i-ˈməl-sə-ˌfī\

Definition of emulsify

emulsified

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emulsifying

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to disperse in an emulsion emulsify an oil; also :  to convert (two or more immiscible liquids) into an emulsion

emulsifiable

play \i-ˈməl-sə-ˌfī-ə-bəl\ adjective

emulsification

play \i-ˌməl-sə-fə-ˈkā-shən\ noun

Examples of emulsify in a Sentence

  1. mix the oil and vinegar until they emulsify

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First Known Use of emulsify

1859

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EMULSIFY Defined for English Language Learners

emulsify

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verb

Definition of emulsify for English Language Learners

  • : to mix liquids together to form an emulsion


EMULSIFY Defined for Kids

emulsify

play
verb emul·si·fy \i-ˈməl-sə-ˌfī\

Definition of emulsify for Students

emulsified

;

emulsifying

  1. :  to combine two liquids to make an emulsion


Medical Dictionary

emulsify

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transitive verb emul·si·fy \-ˌfī\

Medical Definition of emulsify

emulsified

;

emulsifying

  1. :  to disperse (as an oil) in an emulsion; also :  to convert (two or more immiscible liquids) into an emulsion

emulsification

\i-ˌməl-sə-fə-ˈkā-shən\play noun

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