detergent

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French détergent, from Latin dētergēns the present participle of dētergeō, from (off) + tergeō (wipe, polish), from Proto-Indo-European *ters- (dry).

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detergent (countable and uncountable, plural detergents)

  1. Any non-soap cleaning agent, especially a synthetic surfactant.

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detergent (comparative more detergent, superlative most detergent)

  1. Having the power to clean.

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Catalan[edit]

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detergent m (plural detergents)

  1. detergent (any non-soap cleaning agent)
    • 2016 November 9, “Amazon llança l'entrega de productes d'ús diari tocant un botó”, in El Periódico[1] (in Catalan):
      L'empresa també ha anunciat el llançament d'Amazon Dash Replenishment a Europa, un servei basat en el núvol que permet configurar els electrodomèstics per fer comandes automatitzades de productes com detergent per a la roba o tinta per a la impressora.
      The company has also announced the launch of Amazon Dash Replenishment in Europe, a service based in the cloud that allows appliances to be configured with automated ordering for products like clothing detergent or ink for printers.

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Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

detergent c (singular definite detergenten, plural indefinite detergenter)

detergent n (singular definite detergentet, plural indefinite detergenter)

  1. detonation

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Latin[edit]

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dētergent

  1. third-person plural present active indicative of dētergeō