homogenization
noun Date: 1908 1. the act or process of homogenizing 2. the quality or state of being homogenized

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • homogenization — homogenize (also homogenise) ► VERB 1) make homogeneous. 2) subject (milk) to a process in which the fat droplets are emulsified and the cream does not separate. DERIVATIVES homogenization noun homogenizer noun …   English terms dictionary

  • homogenization — See homogenize. * * * ▪ chemistry       process of reducing a substance, such as the fat globules in milk, to extremely small particles and distributing it uniformly throughout a fluid, such as milk. When milk is properly homogenized, the cream… …   Universalium

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