fouling

[ fou-ling ]
/ ˈfaʊ lɪŋ /

noun

an encrusted deposit, especially on a submerged object, as the hull of a ship.

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Origin of fouling

1350–1400; Middle English foulinge;see foul, -ing1

OTHER WORDS FROM fouling

non·foul·ing, adjective
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