detergent builder

Definitions of detergent builder
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n a substance added to soaps or detergents to increase their cleansing action

Synonyms:
builder
Types:
sodium pyrophosphate, tetrasodium pyrophosphate
a sodium salt of pyrophosphoric acid used as a builder in soaps and detergents
sodium tripolyphosphate
a sodium salt of triphosphoric acid used as a builder in soaps and detergents
tribasic sodium phosphate, trisodium orthophosphate, trisodium phosphate
the tertiary phosphate of sodium used as a builder in soaps and detergents
Type of:
material, stuff
the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object

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