Definition of Emulsive

1. a. Softening; milklike.



Definition of Emulsive

1. Adjective. That yields an emulsion (or a milk-like substance) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Emulsive

1. emulsion [adj] - See also: emulsion

Medical Definition of Emulsive

1. 1. Softening; milklike. 2. Yielding oil by expression; as, emulsive seeds. 3. Producing or yielding a milklike substance; as, emulsive acids. Origin: Cf. F. Emulsif. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Emulsive

emulsified
emulsifier
emulsifiers
emulsifies
emulsify
emulsifying
emulsifying wax
emulsin
emulsins
emulsion
emulsion colloid
emulsion paint
emulsion paints
emulsioned
emulsions
emulsive (current term)
emulsoid
emulsoidal
emulsoids
emulsor
emulsors
emunction
emunctions
emunctories
emunge
emunged
emunges
emunging
emure

Literary usage of Emulsive

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1. Medical Lexicon: A Dictionary of Medical Science : Containing a Concise by Robley Dunglison (1868)
"A species of nut from Brazil, the emulsive kernel of which is ranked amongst balsamic remedies. I'BIS, (t(3tt.) A bird held sacred by the Egyptians. ..."

2. A Treatise on Food and Diet: With Observations on the Dietetical Regimen by Jonathan Pereira (1843)
"ORDER V.—emulsive OR MILKY DRINKS. These liquids hold in suspension an oily or fatty substance in a ..."

3. Treatise on Applied Analytical Chemistry by Vittorio Villavecchia (1918)
"emulsive Lubricants These are colourless, yellowish or reddish, and often fluorescent liquids, which are mixed with water to form a kind of emulsion ..."

4. The Textile Colourist (1876)
"Those oils which are most suitable for Turkey red dyeing being expensive, efforts have been made to communicate the emulsive property to lower priced oils ..."

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