detergent definition

  • noun:
    • A cleansing compound that functions similarly to detergent but is made from chemical compounds in the place of fats and lye.
    • Any non-soap cleaning agent, specially a synthetic surfactant.
    • whatever cleanses.
    • a cleansing broker that is different from soap but can additionally emulsify oils and hold dirt in suspension system
    • a surface-active substance trusted in industry and laundering
  • adjective:
    • Having cleansing energy.
    • Having the power to cleanse.
    • Cleansing; purging.
    • having cleansing energy
  • others:
    • Cleansing; purging.

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