* * *emul·si·fy -.fī vt, -fied; -fy·ing to disperse (as an oil) in an emulsion also to convert (two or more immiscible liquids) into an emulsionemul·si·fi·ca·tion i-.məl-sə-fə-'kā-shən n
* * *emul·si·fy (e-mulґsĭ-fi) to convert or to be converted into an emulsion.
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Emulsify — E*mul si*fy, v. t. [Emulsion + fy.] To convert into an emulsion; to form an emulsion; to reduce from an oily substance to a milky fluid in which the fat globules are in a very finely divided state, giving it the semblance of solution; as, the… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
emulsify — 1859, from L. emulsus, pp. of emulgere вЂњto milk outвЂќ (see EMULSION (Cf. emulsion)) + FY (Cf. fy). Related: emulsified … Etymology dictionary
emulsify — ► VERB (emulsifies, emulsified) ▪ make into or become an emulsion. DERIVATIVES emulsifiable adjective emulsification noun … English terms dictionary
emulsify — [ē mul′sə fī΄, imul′sə fī΄] vt., vi. emulsified, emulsifying to form into an emulsion emulsification n. emulsifier n … English World dictionary
emulsify — [[t]ɪmʌ̱lsɪfaɪ[/t]] emulsifies, emulsifying, emulsified V ERG When two liquids of different thicknesses emulsify or when they are emulsified, they combine. [TECHNICAL] [pl n V] It is the pressure which releases the coffee oils; these emulsify and … English dictionary
emulsify — UK [ɪˈmʌlsɪfaɪ] / US [ɪˈmʌlsɪˌfaɪ] verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms emulsify : present tense I/you/we/they emulsify he/she/it emulsifies present participle emulsifying past tense emulsified past participle emulsified chemistry to mix… … English dictionary
emulsify — verb To make into an emulsion. Ant: de emulsify … Wiktionary
emulsify — verb (I, T) if two liquids emulsify, they combine to become a smooth mixture … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
emulsify — transitive verb ( fied; fying) Date: 1859 to disperse (as an oil) in an emulsion; also to convert (two or more immiscible liquids) into an emulsion • emulsifiable adjective • emulsification noun … New Collegiate Dictionary
emulsify — emulsifiable, emulsible, adj. emulsifiability, emulsibility, n. emulsification, n. emulsifier, n. /i mul seuh fuy /, v.t., v.i., emulsified, emulsifying. to make into or form an emulsion. [1855 60; < L emuls(us) (see EMULSION) + IFY] * * * … Universalium