[ sur-fis-ak-tiv ]
/ ˈsɜr fɪsˌæk tɪv /
any substance that when dissolved in water or an aqueous solution reduces its surface tension or the interfacial tension between it and another liquid.
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Also called surfactant.
Words nearby surface-active agent
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