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Meaning of EMULSIFIER

Pronunciation:  i'mulsi`fIur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a surface-active agent that promotes the formation of an emulsion
 

EMULSIFIER is a 10 letter word that starts with E.

 

 See Also: lecithin, surface-active agent, surfactant, wetter, wetting agent

 

 

Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: A substance which can be used to produce an emulsion out of two liquids that normally cannot be mixed together (such as oil and water). Emulsifiers are common in foods to maintain consistency within puddings, powders, etc.
 

 

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