What does detersive mean?

Definitions for detersive
dɪˈtɜr sɪvde·ter·sive

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. detergent, detersive(adj)

    having cleansing power


  1. detersive(Adjective)

    Having cleansing abilities

    The powdered roots of the Guayacan (lignum vitae) have detersive properties, and were once used as a household cleaning agent.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Detersive(adj)

    cleansing; detergent

    Etymology: [Cf. dtersif.]

  2. Detersive(noun)

    a cleansing agent; a detergent

    Etymology: [Cf. dtersif.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Detersive

    de-tėr′siv, n. Same as Detergent.

How to pronounce detersive?

  1. Alex
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How to say detersive in sign language?

  1. detersive


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of detersive in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of detersive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Images & Illustrations of detersive

  1. detersivedetersivedetersivedetersivedetersive

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