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Pronunciation: e-mul'siv


  1. Denoting a substance that can be made into an emulsion.
  2. Denoting a substance, such as a mucilage, by which a fat or resin can be emulsified.
  3. Making soft or pliant.
  4. Yielding a fixed oil on pressure.

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