algicide

algicide
or algaecide noun Date: 1904 an agent used to kill algae • algicidal adjective

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • algicide — [ alʒisid ] adj. et n. m. • 1974; de algue et cide ♦ Qui empêche la prolifération des algues, les détruit. Propriétés algicides du cuivre. algicide [alʒisid] adj. et n. m. ÉTYM. 1974; de algue, et cide. ❖ ♦ Didact. Qui détruit …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • algicide — ☆ algicide [al′jə sīd΄ ] n. [< ALG(AE) + I + CIDE] a substance used to prevent or get rid of algae, esp. green scum in a swimming pool: usually copper sulfate: also algaecide …   English World dictionary

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  • algicide — noun A substance that kills, or inhibits the growth of, algae. I add algicide to my aquarium to eliminate the green scum of algae that forms on the glass …   Wiktionary

  • algicide — algicidas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Preparatas dumbliams naikinti. atitikmenys: angl. algicide rus. альгицид …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • algicide — algicidas statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Cheminė medžiaga vandens žydėjimą sukeliančių mikrodumblių dauginimuisi slopinti. atitikmenys: angl. algicide vok. Algenbekämphungsmittel, n; Algizid, n rus. aльгицид, m …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • algicide — a chemical compound designed to kill algae or retard the growth of algae. Also spelled algaecide …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • algicide — (al jī saīd) An agent that kills algae …   Dictionary of microbiology

  • algicide — algicidal, adj. /al jeuh suyd /, n. a substance or preparation for killing algae. [1900 05; ALG(AE) + I + CIDE] * * * …   Universalium

  • algicide — An agent active against algae. [algae, + L. caedo, to kill] * * * al·gi·cide or al·gae·cide al jə .sīd n an agent used to kill algae al·gi·cid·al .al jə sīd əl adj * * * al·gi·cide (alґjĭ sīd) [algae + cide] a substance which is… …   Medical dictionary

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