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What is "Anti-microbial" - Definition & Explanation

A chemical that prevents the growth of mold, bacteria, mildew, etc. Also the related property of foam or fabric.

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Fabrics that have been coated with some substance to make them longer lasting, or impervious to water or other liquids. The uses are numerous and coating substances or materials include oil,...

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