anticaking

adjective

an·​ti·​cak·​ing
ˌan-tē-ˈkā-kiŋ,
ˌan-tī- How to pronounce anticaking (audio)
: used or intended to reduce or eliminate caking in a powdered or granular substance
anticaking agents added to table salt

Word History

First Known Use

1887, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anticaking was in 1887

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

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