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HOMOGENIZE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does homogenize mean? 

HOMOGENIZE (verb)
  The verb HOMOGENIZE has 3 senses:

1. cause to become equal or homogeneous as by mixing
2. break up the fat globules of
3. become homogeneous or similar, as by mixing

  Familiarity information: HOMOGENIZE used as a verb is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


HOMOGENIZE (verb)


Sense 1homogenize [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Cause to become equal or homogeneous as by mixing

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Synonyms:

homogenize; homogenise

Context example:

homogenize the main ingredients

Hypernyms (to "homogenize" is one way to...):

equal; equalise; equalize; equate; match (make equal, uniform, corresponding, or matching)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Something ----s something


Sense 2homogenize [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Break up the fat globules of

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Synonyms:

homogenise; homogenize

Context example:

homogenized milk

Hypernyms (to "homogenize" is one way to...):

change state; turn (undergo a transformation or a change of position or action)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something

Antonym:

curdle (turn into curds)


Sense 3homogenize [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Become homogeneous or similar, as by mixing

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Synonyms:

homogenise; homogenize

Context example:

The two liquids homogenized in the blender

Hypernyms (to "homogenize" is one way to...):

change state; turn (undergo a transformation or a change of position or action)

Sentence frame:

Something ----s


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