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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
I homogenize
you homogenize
he/she/it homogenizes
we homogenize
you homogenize
they homogenize
Preterite
I homogenized
you homogenized
he/she/it homogenized
we homogenized
you homogenized
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Present Continuous
I am homogenizing
you are homogenizing
he/she/it is homogenizing
we are homogenizing
you are homogenizing
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Present Perfect
I have homogenized
you have homogenized
he/she/it has homogenized
we have homogenized
you have homogenized
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Past Continuous
I was homogenizing
you were homogenizing
he/she/it was homogenizing
we were homogenizing
you were homogenizing
they were homogenizing
Past Perfect
I had homogenized
you had homogenized
he/she/it had homogenized
we had homogenized
you had homogenized
they had homogenized
Future
I will homogenize
you will homogenize
he/she/it will homogenize
we will homogenize
you will homogenize
they will homogenize
Future Perfect
I will have homogenized
you will have homogenized
he/she/it will have homogenized
we will have homogenized
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Future Continuous
I will be homogenizing
you will be homogenizing
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we will be homogenizing
you will be homogenizing
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Present Perfect Continuous
I have been homogenizing
you have been homogenizing
he/she/it has been homogenizing
we have been homogenizing
you have been homogenizing
they have been homogenizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been homogenizing
you will have been homogenizing
he/she/it will have been homogenizing
we will have been homogenizing
you will have been homogenizing
they will have been homogenizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been homogenizing
you had been homogenizing
he/she/it had been homogenizing
we had been homogenizing
you had been homogenizing
they had been homogenizing
Conditional
I would homogenize
you would homogenize
he/she/it would homogenize
we would homogenize
you would homogenize
they would homogenize
Past Conditional
I would have homogenized
you would have homogenized
he/she/it would have homogenized
we would have homogenized
you would have homogenized
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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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