emulsible

emulsify

[ih-muhl-suh-fahy]
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), emulsified, emulsifying.
to make into or form an emulsion.

Origin:
1855–60; < Latin ēmuls(us) (see emulsion) + -ify

emulsifiable, emulsible, adjective
emulsifiability, emulsibility, noun
emulsification, noun
emulsifier, noun
unemulsified, adjective
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emulsify (ɪˈmʌlsɪˌfaɪ)
 
vb , -fies, -fying, -fied
to make or form into an emulsion
 
e'mulsifiable
 
adj
 
e'mulsible
 
adj
 
emulsifi'cation
 
n

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emulsify
1859, from L. emuls-, pp. stem of emulgere to milk out (see emulsion). Related: emulsified.
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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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emulsion  [%PREMIUM_LINK%]     (ĭ-mŭl'shən)  Pronunciation Key 
A suspension of tiny droplets of one liquid in a second liquid. By making an emulsion, one can mix two liquids that ordinarily do not mix well, such as oil and water. Compare aerosol, foam.

emulsify verb
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