Definition of photodegradable in English:


Line breaks: photo|degrad¦able
Pronunciation: /ˌfəʊtə(ʊ)dɪˈgreɪdəb(ə)l


  • Capable of being decomposed by the action of light, especially sunlight: photodegradable plastic
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    • Some photodegradable and biodegradable plastics are already in use in agriculture, according to Tyler.
    • Some work best in dry climates, others require moisture; some stabilize road bases while others cannot withstand the pressures of vehicle traffic; some are photodegradable while others are not; and so on.
    • The patent is issued for ultraviolet protective coatings for application to heat sensitive record materials and other photodegradable printed matter.

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