antifoam

noun
an·​ti·​foam | \ ˌan-tē-ˈfōm How to pronounce antifoam (audio) , ˌan-tī- \

Definition of antifoam

: a substance that reduces or prevents the formation of foam

Other Words from antifoam

antifoam adjective
an antifoam agent

First Known Use of antifoam

1892, in the meaning defined above

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“Antifoam.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/antifoams. Accessed 21 January 2020.

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