antifoulant

noun

an·​ti·​foul·​ant
plural -s
: a substance (such as paint for use on the bottom of a boat) designed to prevent, reduce, or eliminate fouling

Word History

First Known Use

1964, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of antifoulant was in 1964

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“Antifoulant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/antifoulant. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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