Definition of Algicide

1. Noun. A substance that kills, or inhibits the growth of, algae. ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Algicide

1. a substance used to kill algae [n -S]

Medical Definition of Algicide

1. Any chemical that kills algae. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Algicide

algesia
algesias
algesic
algesichronometer
algesidystrophy
algesimeter
algesiogenic
algesiometer
algesis
algesthesia
algesthesis
algestone
algestone acetophenide
algetic
algicidal
algicide (current term)
algicides
algid
algid malaria
algid pernicious fever
algid stage
algidities
algidity
algidness
algidnesses
algific
algin
alginate
alginates
alginic

Literary usage of Algicide

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1. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Plant Industry, Division of Plant Industry, Queensland (1904)
"COPPER AS AN algicide AND DISINFECTANT IN WATER SUPPLIES. INTRODUCTION. At the time of publication of the results of the experimental use of copper sulphate ..."

2. Public Health Papers and Reports by American Public Health Association (1906)
"As to the question of copper sulphate, it is quite apparent that this subject needs consideration from two distinct standpoints, namely, as an algicide and ..."

3. Potable Water and Methods of Detecting Impurities by Moses Nelson Baker (1906)
"uable symposium on copper sulphate as an algicide, and as a possible protection against typhoid fever germs in public water supplies, and on the probable ..."

4. Organic Lies: Misconceptions of the United States Organic Act in America and by Mary Choate (2007)
"In accordance with restrictions specified in this section, the following synthetic substances may be used in organic crop production: (a) As algicide, ..."

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