Definition of Biodegradable

1. Adjective. Capable of being decomposed by e.g. bacteria. "A biodegradable detergent"

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Definition of Biodegradable

1. Adjective. Capable of being decomposed by biological activity, especially by microorganisms. ¹

2. Noun. Any material that can be decomposed by biological activity. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Biodegradable

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Biodegradable

1. A substance that can be chemically degraded via natural effectors such as soil bacteria, weather, plants or animals. (27 Sep 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Biodegradable

biocycle
biocycles
biocytin
biocytinase
biocytins
biodata
biodatas
biodebridement
biodefence
biodefences
biodefense
biodefenses
biodeficient
biodegradabilities
biodegradability
biodegradable (current term)
biodegradable pollution
biodegradables
biodegradably
biodegradation
biodegradations
biodegrade
biodegraded
biodegrades
biodegrading
biodemographic
biodemography
bioderived
biodeterioration
biodeteriorations

Literary usage of Biodegradable

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1. Creating Knowledge Networksby Glenda Kruss by Glenda Kruss (2007)
"Secondly, they are not biodegradable and the resulting problem of ... These factors have made the search for a biodegradable polymer attractive in a number ..."

2. Renewable Energy: Market & Policy Trends in IEA Countries by International Energy Agency (2004)
"Liquid biofuels: cover the fuels listed below: • Bioethanol: ethanol produced from biomass and/or biodegradable fraction of organic waste; • Biodiesel: a ..."

3. Guide for Industrial Waste Managementby Birute Vanatta by Birute Vanatta (2000)
"D. biodegradable Organic Matter Wastes containing a relatively high percentage of biodegradable organic matter have greater potential as conditioners to ..."

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