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emulsify

[ih-muhl-suh-fahy] /ɪˈmʌl səˌfaɪ/
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), emulsified, emulsifying.
1.
to make into or form an emulsion.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; < Latin ēmuls(us) (see emulsion) + -ify
Related forms
emulsifiable, emulsible, adjective
emulsifiability, emulsibility, noun
emulsification, noun
emulsifier, noun
unemulsified, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for emulsification

emulsify

/ɪˈmʌlsɪˌfaɪ/
verb -fies, -fying, -fied
1.
to make or form into an emulsion
Derived Forms
emulsifiable, emulsible, adjective
emulsification, noun
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Word Origin and History for emulsification
emulsification
1876, from emulsify + -fication.
emulsify
1859, from L. emuls-, pp. stem of emulgere to milk out (see emulsion). Related: emulsified.
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emulsification in Medicine

emulsify e·mul·si·fy (ĭ-mŭl'sə-fī')
v. e·mul·si·fied, e·mul·si·fy·ing, e·mul·si·fies
To make into an emulsion.


e·mul'si·fi·ca'tion (-fĭ-kā'shən) n.
e·mul'si·fi'er n.
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