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ho·mog·e·nize

 (hə-mŏj′ə-nīz′, hō-)
v. ho·mog·e·nized, ho·mog·e·niz·ing, ho·mog·e·niz·es
v.tr.
1. To make homogeneous.
2.
a. To reduce to particles and disperse throughout a fluid.
b. To make uniform in consistency, especially to render (milk) uniform in consistency by emulsifying the fat content.
v.intr.
To become homogenized.

[From homogeneous.]

ho·mog′e·ni·za′tion (-nĭ-zā′shən) n.
ho·mog′e·niz′er n.

homogenize

(hɒˈmɒdʒɪˌnaɪz) or

homogenise

vb
1. (Cookery) (tr) to break up the fat globules in (milk or cream) so that they are evenly distributed
2. to make or become homogeneous
hoˌmogeniˈzation, hoˌmogeniˈsation n
hoˈmogeˌnizer, hoˈmogeˌniser n

ho•mog•e•nize

(həˈmɒdʒ əˌnaɪz, hoʊ-)

v. -nized, -niz•ing. v.t.
1. to form by blending unlike elements; make homogeneous.
2. to emulsify the fat globules in (milk or cream), causing them to be equally distributed throughout.
3. to make uniform or similar, as in composition or function: to homogenize school systems.
v.i.
4. to become homogenized.
[1885–90]
ho•mog`e•ni•za′tion, n.

homogenize


Past participle: homogenized
Gerund: homogenizing

Imperative
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Present
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Preterite
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Present Continuous
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Present Perfect
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Past Continuous
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Past Perfect
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Future
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Future Perfect
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Future Continuous
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Present Perfect Continuous
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Future Perfect Continuous
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Past Perfect Continuous
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Conditional
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Past Conditional
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.homogenize - cause to become equal or homogeneous as by mixing; "homogenize the main ingredients"
equalise, equalize, equate, equal, match - make equal, uniform, corresponding, or matching; "let's equalize the duties among all employees in this office"; "The company matched the discount policy of its competitors"
homogenise, homogenize - become homogeneous or similar, as by mixing; "The two liquids homogenized in the blender"
2.homogenize - break up the fat globules of; "homogenized milk"
change state, turn - undergo a transformation or a change of position or action; "We turned from Socialism to Capitalism"; "The people turned against the President when he stole the election"
clabber, curdle, clot - turn into curds; "curdled milk"
3.homogenize - become homogeneous or similar, as by mixing; "The two liquids homogenized in the blender"
change state, turn - undergo a transformation or a change of position or action; "We turned from Socialism to Capitalism"; "The people turned against the President when he stole the election"
homogenize, homogenise - cause to become equal or homogeneous as by mixing; "homogenize the main ingredients"

homogenize

verb unite, make uniform, combine, blend, integrate, merge, fuse, synthesize, amalgamate, meld Brussels bureaucrats can't homogenize national cultures and tastes.
Translations

homogenize

[həˈmɒdʒənaɪz] VThomogeneizar

homogenize

[həˈmɒdʒənaɪz] homogenise (British) vt
[+ group, population, society] → uniformiser
[+ substance] → homogénéiser

homogenize

vthomogenisieren; homogenized milkhomogenisierte Milch

homogenize

[həˈmɒdʒəˌnaɪz] vtomogeneizzare
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