anti-foaming

adjective

an·​ti-foam·​ing ˌan-tē-ˈfō-miŋ How to pronounce anti-foaming (audio)
ˌan-tī-
variants or antifoaming
: reducing or preventing the formation of foam
engine oils containing anti-foaming agents
the antifoaming properties of the solvent

Word History

First Known Use

1906, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anti-foaming was in 1906

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Cite this Entry

“Anti-foaming.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-foaming. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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