emulsifier

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noun emul·si·fi·er \i-ˈməl-sə-ˌfī(-ə)r\

Definition of emulsifier

  1. :  one that emulsifies; especially :  a surface-active agent (such as a soap) promoting the formation and stabilization of an emulsion

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First Known Use of emulsifier

1888


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emulsifier

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noun emul·si·fi·er \i-ˈməl-sə-ˌfī(-ə)r\

Medical Definition of emulsifier

  1. :  one that emulsifies; especially :  a surface-active agent (as a soap) promoting the formation and stabilization of an emulsion


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