fouling

noun
foul·​ing | \ ˈfau̇-liŋ How to pronounce fouling (audio) \

Definition of fouling

: deposit, incrustation fouling on a ship's bottom

First Known Use of fouling

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of fouling was in the 15th century

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“Fouling.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fouling. Accessed 19 May. 2022.

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