Emulsifier



[ih-muhl-suh-fahy] /ɪˈmʌl səˌfaɪ/

verb (used with or without object), emulsified, emulsifying.
1.
to make into or form an .
/ɪˈmʌlsɪˌfaɪə/
noun
1.
an agent that forms or preserves an emulsion, esp any food additive, such as lecithin, that prevents separation of sauces or other processed foods
/ɪˈmʌlsɪˌfaɪ/
verb -fies, -fying, -fied
1.
to make or form into an emulsion
n.

1872, agent noun from emulsify.
v.

1853, from Latin emulsus, past participle of emulgere “to milk out” (see emulsion) + -fy. Related: emulsified.

emulsifier e·mul·si·fi·er (ĭ-mŭl’sə-fī’ər)
n.
An agent used to make an emulsion of a fixed oil.

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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