protectant
noun Date: 1935 a protecting agent

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • protectant — 1660s (adj.); 1935 (n.), irregularly formed from PROTECT (Cf. protect) + ANT (Cf. ant) …   Etymology dictionary

  • protectant — [prə tek′tənt, prōtek′tənt] n. a substance applied to some surface in order to protect it from damage or injury …   English World dictionary

  • protectant — /preuh tek teuhnt/, n. a substance, as a chemical spray, that provides protection, as against insects, frost, rust, etc.; protective agent. [1660 70, for an earlier sense; PROTECT + ANT] * * * …   Universalium

  • protectant — noun Something which gives protection. See Also: protector, protect …   Wiktionary

  • protectant — pro·tec·tant (pro tekґtənt) protective …   Medical dictionary

  • protectant — noun a substance that provides protection, e.g. against disease or ultraviolet radiation …   English new terms dictionary

  • protectant — pro·tect·ant …   English syllables

  • protectant — pro•tect•ant [[t]prəˈtɛk tənt[/t]] n. cvb chem. pes a substance, as a chemical spray, that provides protection, as against insects, frost, or rust • Etymology: 1930–35 …   From formal English to slang

  • protectant — tənt noun ( s) Etymology: protect + ant : a protecting agent; specifically : a pesticidal spray that is applied to a plant before the arrival of the spore or other agent of infection compare eradicant …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bulls One — (hangul:불스원) is a line of car care products manufactured by South Korea, established in 1993. The complete line includes: Original Protectant, Tire Foam Protectant, Extreme Tire Shine, Wheel Cleaner, Car Body Wax, and a line of All Wipes. The… …   Wikipedia

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