emulsify

verb
emul·si·fy | \ i-ˈməl-sə-ˌfī \
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 \ adjective
emulsification \i-ˌməl-sə-fə-ˈkā-shən \ noun

Examples of emulsify in a Sentence

mix the oil and vinegar until they emulsify

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With processor running, stream in olive oil until emulsified. Ashleigh Spitza, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Purslane may be growing in your lawn; for better health, put it in your diet," 10 July 2018 Add more water if the gazpacho is too thick for your liking, or another tablespoon of olive oil if the soup isn’t emulsifying and coming together. Chris Ross, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Blender gazpacho has umami flavors," 9 July 2018 Skip the whisk: Keep your dressing prep easy and use the jar method to emulsify your vinaigrette. Sarah Fritsche, SFChronicle.com, "Outerlands’ Salad With Burrata, Strawberries & Fennel," 29 June 2018 With blender on medium-low, drizzle in the oil to emulsify dressing. Kristine M. Kierzek, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Salad love: Creative, anything-goes approach will win your heart," 17 Apr. 2018 Keep whisking until emulsified, then whisk in lemon juice. Chris Morocco, Bon Appetit, "Grand Aioli," 28 May 2018 Cookbook author Colu Henry adds butter to help emulsify the cheesy sauce. Domenica Marchetti, charlotteobserver, "These are 4 of the easiest weeknight pastas you’ll ever find | Charlotte Observer," 22 May 2018 To make the vinaigrette: In a small bowl whisk together all the vinaigrette ingredients until emulsified. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, "E. coli-tainted romaine prompts fear about bagged salads," 20 Apr. 2018 With the motor running, drizzle in the oil until the mixture is emulsified. San Antonio Express-News, "Recipe: Tex-Mex Cornbread Salad," 18 Apr. 2018

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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

: to mix liquids together to form an emulsion

emulsify

verb
emul·si·fy | \ i-ˈməl-sə-ˌfī \
emulsified; emulsifying

Kids Definition of emulsify

: to combine two liquids to make an emulsion

emulsify

transitive verb
emul·si·fy | \ -ˌfī \
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 \ noun

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