antifog

adjective
an·​ti·​fog | \ ˌan-ˌtē-ˈfȯg How to pronounce antifog (audio) , ˌan-tī- \
variants: or antifogging \ ˌan-​ˌtē-​ˈfȯ-​giŋ How to pronounce antifog (audio) , ˌan-​tī-​ \

Definition of antifog

: preventing or inhibiting the buildup of condensation on a surface (such as a lens or window) lenses with an antifog coating an antifogging surface

First Known Use of antifog

1919, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for antifog

anti- + fog entry 1 or fogging, present participle of fog entry 2

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“Antifog.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/antifog. Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

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