Definition of degrader in English:



  • See degrade

    • ‘Therefore, a two-fold dilution was used to estimate the number of degraders in seawater.’
    • ‘And for William Morris, it was industrial capitalism, the great degrader of mankind, which had stripped away man's dignity.’
    • ‘However, oxygen is a powerful degrader of organic compounds.’
    • ‘The presence of natural degraders does not, by itself, insure biodegradation will be successful.’
    • ‘An interesting finding of this analysis was that 100% of the ethylbenzene degraders were also capable of degrading toluene.’