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.

de- + (e)mulsify

demulsification, 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]

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After that, n-butanol was added to demulsify the mixture and phase separation made.
Chemical addition is first used to break or demulsify emulsified oils in the wastewater.
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