emulsify

verb emul·si·fy \ i-ˈməl-sə-ˌfī \
|Updated on: 7 Jul 2018
emulsified; emulsifying
: 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

  • : to mix liquids together to form an emulsion


EMULSIFY Defined for Kids

emulsify

verb emul·si·fy \ i-ˈməl-sə-ˌfī \
emulsified; emulsifying
: to combine two liquids to make an emulsion

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emulsify

transitive verb emul·si·fy \ -ˌfī \
emulsified; emulsifying
: to disperse (as an oil) in an emulsion; also : to convert (two or more immiscible liquids) into an emulsion

emulsification

play \i-ˌməl-sə-fə-ˈkā-shən\ noun

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