from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A cleansing substance that acts similarly to soap but is made from chemical compounds rather than fats and lye.
- adj. Having cleansing power.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any non-soap cleaning agent, especially a synthetic surfactant.
- adj. Having the power to clean.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Cleansing; purging.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Cleansing; purging.
- n. Anything that cleanses.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a cleansing agent that differs from soap but can also emulsify oils and hold dirt in suspension
- n. a surface-active chemical widely used in industry and laundering
- adj. having cleansing power
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