anti-foaming

adjective
an·​ti-foam·​ing | \ ˌan-tē-ˈfō-miŋ How to pronounce anti-foaming (audio) , ˌan-tī- \
variants: or antifoaming

Definition of anti-foaming

: reducing or preventing the formation of foam engine oils containing anti-foaming agents the antifoaming properties of the solvent

First Known Use of anti-foaming

1906, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of anti-foaming was in 1906

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“Anti-foaming.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-foaming. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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