Definition of conditioner in English:


Line breaks: con|di¦tion¦er
Pronunciation: /kənˈdɪʃ(ə)nə


  • 1A substance or appliance used to improve the condition of something: add a water conditioner to neutralize chlorine
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    • Use bonfire ash as a conditioner for heavy soil; it adds potash to help fruit and flowers.
    • When you combine the corn syrup with a water conditioner or surfactant system, you get synergies that help in the movement and performance of the product.
    • We get bromine from pesticides, dough conditioners, and from disinfectants for water in hot tubs and commercial spas.
  • 1.1A liquid applied to the hair after shampooing to improve its condition: to prevent static, always use a conditioner [mass noun]: I have to use a lot of conditioner
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    • Combine 8-ounce shampoos and conditioners, mousse and hairspray.
    • Instead, use shampoos, conditioners and hairsprays specially formulated for synthetic wigs.
    • Use shampoos and conditioners formulated for color-treated hair to prevent fading.

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