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cationic detergent


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  • n. Any detergent in which the lipophilic part of the molecule is an cation; examples include long-chain quaternary ammonium compounds

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a class of synthetic detergents in which the surface-active part of the molecule is the cation


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