HyperDic: detergent

English > 3 senses of the word detergent:
NOUNsubstancedetergenta surface-active chemical widely used in industry and laundering
artifactdetergenta cleansing agent that differs from soap but can also emulsify oils and hold dirt in suspension
ADJECTIVEalldetergent, detersivehaving cleansing power
detergent > pronunciation
Soundsdihter'jhahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > detergent: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningHaving cleansing power.
Synonymdetersive
BroaderpurifyingFreeing from noxious matter
Spanishdetergente, detersivo
Nounsdetergency, detergencedetergent quality
detergenta cleansing agent that differs from soap but can also emulsify oils and hold dirt in suspension
detergenta surface-active chemical widely used in industry and laundering
Verbsdetergewipe away
English > detergent: 3 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningA surface-active chemical widely used in industry and laundering.
Narroweranionic detergent, anionic, non-ionic detergentA class of synthetic detergents in which the molecules do not ionize / ionize in aqueous solutions
cationic detergent, invert soapA class of synthetic detergents in which the surface-active part of the molecule is the cation
sodium lauryl sulphate, sodium lauryl sulfate, SLSA caustic detergent useful for removing grease
Broaderwetting agent, wetter, surfactant, surface-active agentA chemical agent capable of reducing the surface tension of a liquid / liquid in which it is dissolved
Spanishdetergente
Catalandetergent
Adjectivesdetergenthaving cleansing power
English > detergent: 3 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA cleansing agent that differs from soap but can also emulsify oils and hold dirt in suspension.
Narrowerdishwasher detergent, dishwashing detergent, dishwashing liquidA low-sudsing detergent designed for use in dishwashers
laundry detergentAny of various detergents designed for use in a washing machine for clothing
liquid detergentA detergent in liquid form
Broadercleansing agent, cleanser, cleanerA preparation used in cleaning something
Spanishdetergente, detergentes
Catalandetergent
Adjectivesdetergenthaving cleansing power
Verbsdetergewipe away

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