Meaning of DETERGENT in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ dɪˈtə:dʒənt ]

n. & adj. --n. a cleansing agent, esp. a synthetic substance (usu. other than soap) used with water as a means of removing dirt etc. --adj. cleansing, esp. in the manner of a detergent. [L detergere (as DE-, tergere ters- wipe)]

English main colloquial, spoken dictionary.      Английский основной разговорный словарь.