Definition of Cleansing agent
1. Noun. A preparation used in cleaning something.
Specialized synonyms: Bathroom Cleaner, Dentifrice, Detergent, Shampoo, Soap
Generic synonyms: Formulation, Preparation
Derivative terms: Clean, Cleanse
Lexicographical Neighbors of Cleansing Agent
Literary usage of Cleansing agent
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Pressure Ulcers in Adults: Prediction & Prevention (1992)
"Avoid hot water, and use a mild cleansing agent that minimizes irritation and dryness of the skin. During the cleansing process, care should be utilized to ..."
2. A Treatise on Chemistry by Henry Enfield Roscoe, Carl Schorlemmer (1884)
"It was only, however, by slow degrees that soap came into general use as a cleansing agent. In place of soap potash-leys were frequently used, the ancients ..."
3. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1910)
"Some cleansing agent must then be substituted for soap and water, v. Herff considers that acetone is the best so far tried and finds that it is satisfactory ..."
4. Germany, Garbage and the Green Dot: Challenging the Throwaway Society by Bette K. Fishbein (1996)
"A minimum mandatory deposit is imposed on nonrefillable beverage containers, washing and cleansing agent containers, and emulsion (water-based) paint ..."
5. The Chemical Trade Journal and Oil, Paint and Colour Review (1897)
"The object is to produce a cleansing agent which shall retain its disinfecting properties for an indefinite period. To this end any suitable moss is ..."