dispersant

[dih-spur-suh nt]
adjective
  1. acting as a dispersant.

Origin of dispersant

First recorded in 1940–45; disperse + -ant
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British Dictionary definitions for dispersant

dispersant

noun
  1. a liquid or gas used to disperse small particles or droplets, as in an aerosol
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