Definition of 'detergent'
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Example sentences containing 'detergent'
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We all put far too much stuff on our skins and definitely use too much detergent. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Only use a tablet detergent for a full load. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Examples are frozen orange juice and laundry detergent. An Introduction to Community Health (1995)You may also find a liquid detergent better. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Switch to a liquid detergent to avoid the problem. Times, Sunday Times (2015)DON'T use dish detergent which contains harsh chemicals that are intended to cut grease and will strip away the wax finish. The Sun (2007)Then wash your skirt as normal, using a biological detergent. Times, Sunday Times (2008)If possible, use a high temperature and a biological detergent. Times, Sunday Times (2008)One cannot often tell whether it is a soap or a detergent except by reading the promotional copy or listening to the salesperson. Take Care of Your Skin (1990)For instance, suppose you were selling washing machine detergent. Going For It!: How to Succeed As an Entrepreneur (1986)A kinder alternative to bleach is a solution of biological washing detergent. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Soak the shirt in a biological detergent, then hand wash it as normal and hang out to dry. The Sun (2014)Wash with biological detergent at 40C. Times, Sunday Times (2015)S2 Surely if gloves will not stand up to basic detergent, what use are they? The Sun (2014)It's the laundry detergent my mother-in-law uses. Christianity Today (2000)The majority of UK hospital infection control policies support the use of clinical detergent wipes in the routine cleaning of wards. Times, Sunday Times (2015)First, put your laundry into the machine, then select your programme and pour liquid detergent into a compartment at the top of the machine. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'detergent'
British English: detergent /dɪˈtɜːdʒənt/ NOUN
Detergent is a chemical substance used for washing things such as clothes or dishes.
...a type of detergent.
- American English: detergent
- Arabic: مَادَةٌ مُنَظِّفَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: detergente
- Chinese: 洗涤剂
- Croatian: deterdžent
- Czech: čisticí prostředek
- Danish: vaskepulver
- Dutch: wasmiddel
- European Spanish: detergente
- Finnish: pesuaine
- French: détergent
- German: Reinigungsmittel
- Greek: απορρυπαντικό
- Italian: detergente
- Japanese: 洗剤
- Korean: 세제 세척제
- Norwegian: vaskemiddel
- Polish: detergent
- European Portuguese: detergente
- Romanian: detergent
- Russian: моющее средство
- Spanish: detergente
- Swedish: tvättmedel
- Thai: ผงซักฟอก
- Turkish: deterjan
- Ukrainian: мийний засіб
- Vietnamese: bột giặt
Definition of detergent from the Collins English Dictionary
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