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tr.v. e·mul·si·fied, e·mul·si·fy·ing, e·mul·si·fies
To make into an emulsion.
e·mul′si·fi′a·ble (-fī′ə-bəl), e·mul′si·ble (-sə-bəl) adj.
e·mul′si·fi·ca′tion (-fĭ-kā′shən) n.
(Chemistry) an agent that forms or preserves an emulsion, esp any food additive, such as lecithin, that prevents separation of sauces or other processed foods
A substance which both assists the formation of an emulsion and stabilizes it when formed.
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|Noun||1.||emulsifier - a surface-active agent that promotes the formation of an emulsion|
lecithin - a yellow phospholipid essential for the metabolism of fats; found in egg yolk and in many plant and animal cells; used commercially as an emulsifier