Definitions for homogenization

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ho•mog•e•nizehəˈmɒdʒ əˌnaɪz, hoʊ-(v.)-nized, -niz•ing.

  1. (v.t.)to form by blending unlike elements; make homogeneous.

  2. to emulsify the fat globules in (milk or cream), causing them to be equally distributed throughout.

    Category: Cooking

  3. to make uniform or similar, as in composition or function:

    to homogenize school systems.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  4. (v.i.)to become homogenized.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. homogenization, homogenisation(noun)

    the act of making something homogeneous or uniform in composition

    "the homogenization of cream"; "the network's homogenization of political news"


  1. homogenization(Noun)

    the act of making something homogenous, or the same throughout; or the tendency of something to be come homogenous

    Cream does not separate from milk that has undergone a homogenization process.


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