emulsify

verb
emul·​si·​fy | \ i-ˈməl-sə-ˌfī How to pronounce emulsify (audio) \
emulsified; emulsifying

Definition of emulsify

transitive verb

: to disperse in an emulsion emulsify an oil also : to convert (two or more immiscible liquids) into an emulsion

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Other Words from emulsify

emulsifiable \ i-​ˈməl-​sə-​ˌfī-​ə-​bəl How to pronounce emulsifiable (audio) \ adjective
emulsification \ i-​ˌməl-​sə-​fə-​ˈkā-​shən How to pronounce emulsification (audio) \ noun

Examples of emulsify in a Sentence

mix the oil and vinegar until they emulsify

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In addition to the nicotine found in e-cigarettes, or cannabis products found in other vapes, the liquid cocktail in vape cartridges may contain a whole host of chemicals designed to flavor or emulsify the fun components. Katherine Ellen Foley, Quartz, "Is it safe to vape?," 9 Sep. 2019 Indeed, at our next event, which is hosted by an old friend of Morrison’s, bartenders are combining bottled cocktail mixers with either alcohol or emulsified CBD. Amanda Chicago Lewis, The Verge, "Big Alcohol is pouring," 30 July 2019 Continue whisking until the dressing is emulsified. Los Angeles Times, "What’s Frenchie Dressing? The best mustard vinaigrette you’ve ever had," 11 Sep. 2019 Continue until all oil is incorporated and fully emulsified. CBS News, "The Dish: Chef Anya Fernald shares her signature recipes," 24 Aug. 2019 Whisking constantly, slowly drizzle oil into vinegar mixture until lightly thickened and emulsified. Washington Post, "How to grill tuna with a smoky char and a tender interior," 22 July 2019 Blend together with an immersion blender until emulsified. Linda Zavoral, The Mercury News, "Carla Hall recipe: Sweet Cream Biscuits with Fresh Blueberry Compote," 31 Aug. 2019 Midweek, Sevilla and his staff begin their work: emulsifying ganaches, piping profiteroles, baking and decorating cakes. Simran Sethi, Washington Post, "Robberies, strawberries and black-market economics: How to bake a cake in Caracas," 24 July 2019 With the blender running at the highest speed, drizzle the olive oil through the feed tube until emulsified. Joe Yonan, Twin Cities, "This pantry-friendly white gazpacho deserves to be as famous as its red cousin," 1 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of emulsify

1859, in the meaning defined above

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emulsify

verb

English Language Learners Definition of emulsify

technical : to mix liquids together to form an emulsion

emulsify

verb
emul·​si·​fy | \ i-ˈməl-sə-ˌfī How to pronounce emulsify (audio) \
emulsified; emulsifying

Kids Definition of emulsify

: to combine two liquids to make an emulsion

emulsify

transitive verb
emul·​si·​fy | \ -ˌfī How to pronounce emulsify (audio) \
emulsified; emulsifying

Medical Definition of emulsify

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

Other Words from emulsify

emulsification \ i-​ˌməl-​sə-​fə-​ˈkā-​shən How to pronounce emulsification (audio) \ noun

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