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fouling

[fou-ling] /ˈfaʊ lɪŋ/
noun
1.
an encrusted deposit, especially on a submerged object, as the hull of a ship.
Origin of fouling
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English foulinge; see foul, -ing1
Related forms
nonfouling, adjective
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