biofouling


bio·foul·ing

noun \-ˈfa-liŋ\

Definition of BIOFOULING

:  the gradual accumulation of waterborne organisms (as bacteria and protozoa) on the surfaces of engineering structures in water that contributes to corrosion of the structures and to a decrease in the efficiency of moving parts

First Known Use of BIOFOULING

1943

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