degradable


de·grad·able

adjective \di-ˈgrā-də-bəl, dē-\

: capable of being slowly broken down into simple parts

Full Definition of DEGRADABLE

:  capable of being chemically degraded <degradable detergents> — compare biodegradable
de·grad·abil·i·ty \-ˌgrā-də-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

Examples of DEGRADABLE

  1. plastic that is not degradable

First Known Use of DEGRADABLE

circa 1962

Rhymes with DEGRADABLE

de·grad·able

adjective \di-ˈgrād-ə-bəl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of DEGRADABLE

: capable of being chemically degraded <degradable detergents>
de·grad·abil·i·ty \-ˌgrād-ə-ˈbil-ət-ē\ noun, plural de·grad·abil·i·ties

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