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Syllabification: an·ti·foul·ing
Pronunciation: /ˌantēˈfouliNG, ˌantī-

Definition of antifouling in English:


Treatment of a boat’s hull with a paint or similar substance designed to prevent fouling.
Example sentences
  • Many of these victims tried to apply blue antifouling paint to their boat's bottom but invariably get more on themselves than their boat.
  • Use the right antifouling paint and keep your bottom clean.
  • Call it a disaster, even, but don't call it ‘Go-Fast,’ say users of the Dolphinite brand antifouling paint that sells for over $200 a gallon.

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