HyperDic: denaturant

English > 1 sense of the word denaturant:
NOUNsubstancedenaturantany substance that serves as a denaturing agent
English > denaturant: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningAny substance that serves as a denaturing agent.
BroadersubstanceA particular kind or species of matter with uniform properties
Verbsdenaturemodify (as a native protein) especially by heat, acid, alkali, or ultraviolet radiation so that all of the original properties are removed or diminished
denatureadd nonfissionable material to (fissionable material) so as to make unsuitable for use in an atomic bomb

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