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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A surface-active agent that promotes the formation of a colloid in which both phases are liquids.

Usage examples (37)
  • Lecithin is most often added to foods as an emulsifier, that is, a substance that helps keeps food components blended together.
  • Emulsions are obtained by dispersing bitumen in water with the help of an emulsifier, which is either of an anionic or a cationic kind.
  • I think the soy protein is just an emulsifier of sorts.
  • Used as an emulsifier and to keep the dough from sticking for more
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