inhibitor

Definitions

General Science

Agriculture

  • noun a device or substance which prevents or limits the effect of something

Cars & Driving

  • noun an additive which retards or prevents an undesirable reaction, e.g. phosphates, anti-oxidants.

Construction

  • Oxidants added to coatings to retard drying, skinning, and other undesirable effects or conditions.

Food

  • noun a molecule that attaches to an enzyme and make it less active, widely used in drugs
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