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photodegradable

Line breaks: photo|degrad¦able
Pronunciation: /ˌfəʊtə(ʊ)dɪˈɡreɪdəb(ə)l
 
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Definition of photodegradable in English:

adjective

Capable of being decomposed by the action of light, especially sunlight: photodegradable plastic
More example sentences
  • 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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