degradable

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adjective de·grad·able \di-ˈgrā-də-bəl, dē-\

Definition of degradable

  1. :  capable of being chemically degraded degradable detergents — compare biodegradable

degradability

play \-ˌgrā-də-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

Examples of degradable in a sentence

  1. plastic that is not degradable

Circa 1962

First Known Use of degradable

circa 1962


DEGRADABLE Defined for English Language Learners

degradable

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adjective de·grad·able \di-ˈgrā-də-bəl, dē-\

Definition of degradable for English Language Learners

  • : capable of being slowly broken down into simple parts


Medical Dictionary

degradable

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adjective de·grad·able \di-ˈgrād-ə-bəl\

Medical Definition of degradable

  1. :  capable of being chemically degraded degradable detergents

degradability

\-ˌgrād-ə-ˈbil-ət-ē\play noun plural

degradabilities

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