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Definition of "detergency" []

  • The power or quality of cleansing. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "detergency" in a sentence
  • "This low-viscosity oil is claimed to provide excellent detergency, keeping grinding wheels clean and allowing chips to be efficiently flushed away from the process."
  • "Retiol CO-5 is said to have the following performance benefits: protects against cobalt leaching; transparent, enabling clear view of workpiece; good cooling properties; high resistance to bacterial and fungal growth; superior tramp oil rejection; high detergency; fast settling of chips/fines; low foam levels; good corrosion protection."
  • "Lubriserv said the product offers the following performance benefits: protects against cobalt leaching; transparent, enabling clear view of workpiece; good cooling properties; high resistance to bacterial and fungal growth; good tramp oil rejection; high detergency - no wheel glazing, extends life; fast settling of chips/fines - keeps machine cleaner and aids filtration; low foam levels even on high-pressure systems; and good corrosion protection."