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  • n. A substance that helps an emulsion form, or helps keep an emulsion from separating.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An agent, such as gum arabic, employed to effect the emulsification of a fixed oil.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a surface-active agent that promotes the formation of an emulsion


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