Definition of detergent
Examples of detergent in a Sentence
We have tried different laundry detergents.
add the detergent to the washing machine before putting in the clothes
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The mussels also contained four kinds of synthetic surfactants -- the chemicals found in detergents and cleaning products -- seven kinds of antibiotics, five types of antidepressants, more than one antidiabetic drug and one chemotherapy agent.
The American Nonsmokers’ Rights Foundation recommends washing walls and ceilings with detergent and hot water, then applying two to three coats of paint.
Shares of the maker of Tide detergent and Pampers diapers are down more than 20 percent in 2018 after yet another underwhelming quarter reported April 19.
Launder your white blouses at home using detergent and bleach.
In the studies, a larynx or trachea would be taken from a donor and all its cells removed using detergents and enzymes.
Honest also reformulated its laundry detergent after a label issue.
Common triggers include sweat, stress, soaps and detergents, and dust and pollen, among others.
The condition, which may be exacerbated by certain allergens or irritants such as soaps or detergents, can flare up from time to time.
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DETERGENT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of detergent for English Language Learners
: a powder or liquid that is used to clean clothes, dishes, etc. : a chemical substance that is like soap
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