demulsification

demulsify

[dee-muhl-suh-fahy]
verb (used with object), demulsified, demulsifying. Physical Chemistry.
to break down (an emulsion) into separate substances incapable of re-forming the emulsion that was broken down.

Origin:
de- + (e)mulsify

demulsification, noun
demulsifier, noun
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demulsify (diːˈmʌlsɪˌfaɪ)
 
vb , -fies, -fying, -fied
to undergo or cause to undergo a process in which an emulsion is permanently broken down into its constituents
 
[C20: from de- + emulsify]
 
demulsifi'cation
 
n
 
de'mulsifier
 
n

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