aftertreatment

noun
af·​ter·​treat·​ment | \ ˈaf-tər-ˌtrēt-mənt \

Definition of aftertreatment

: a secondary treatment to which a material (as film or dyed goods) is subjected after the primary treatment is finished

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First Known Use of aftertreatment

1852, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for aftertreatment

after- + treatment

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“Aftertreatment.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aftertreatment. Accessed 17 January 2020.

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