antifoaming

[ an-tee-foh-ming, an-tahy- ]
/ ˌæn tiˈfoʊ mɪŋ, ˌæn taɪ- /

adjective

preventing the development of or reducing foam.

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Origin of antifoaming

First recorded in 1930–35; anti- + foam + -ing2
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