Definition of Detergent builder
1. Noun. A substance added to soaps or detergents to increase their cleansing action.
Generic synonyms: Material, Stuff
Specialized synonyms: Sodium Pyrophosphate, Tetrasodium Pyrophosphate, Sodium Tripolyphosphate, Tribasic Sodium Phosphate, Trisodium Orthophosphate, Trisodium Phosphate
Derivative terms: Build
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Literary usage of Detergent builder
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1. Eighth Annual Report on Carcinogens: 1998 Summary edited by Barry Leonard (1999)
"... agent and detergent builder. The compound sequesters magnesium and calcium ions present in hard water which would normally inhibit the activity of ..."
2. 6th Annual Report on Carcinogens (1991) by DIANE Publishing Company (1994)
"USE Nitrilotriacetic acid is used primarily as a chelating agent and detergent builder. The compound sequesters magnesium and calcium ions present in hard ..."
3. Ecological Risk Assessment Issue Papersby DIANE Publishing Company by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"... on temporal variability of the source or by converting expected sales of a detergent builder such as phosphate into rate and distribution of releases). ..."