that prevents or counteracts the build up of barnacles and other deposits on undersea surfaces such as those of boats

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  • antifouling — ● antifouling adjectif invariable Synonyme de antisalissure. ● antifouling (synonymes) adjectif invariable Synonymes : antisalissure …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • antifouling — antifòuling m <N mn nzi> DEFINICIJA tehn. boja koja štiti trup broda od naslaga algi i sl. ETIMOLOGIJA engl. ≃ anti + fouling: truljenje …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • antifouling — [an΄tēfoul′iŋ] adj. designating or of a paint or other protective coating that prevents the fouling of a boat s hull with barnacles, seaweed, etc …   English World dictionary

  • Antifouling — Un antifouling (ou peinture antifouling) est une peinture dite « antisalissure » contenant des biocides destinée à empêcher les organismes aquatiques de se fixer sur la coque des navires ou sur d autres objets immergés. Les peintures… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • antifouling — adjective Date: 1863 intended to prevent fouling of underwater structures (as the bottoms of ships) < antifouling paint > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Antifouling — Durch Fouling beschleunigte Korrosion Allgemein ist Fouling die unerwünschte Anlagerung von Feststoffen an starren Grenzflächen. Im Schiffbau wird als Fouling oder auch Anwuchs die Besiedelung von Schiffsrümpfen oder anderen, in Wasser… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • antifouling — /an tee fow ling, an tuy /, adj. Naut. (of a coating, process, or the like) preventing the accumulation of barnacles, algae, etc., on underwater surfaces: The makers now use an antifouling chemical on all marine hulls. [1865 70; ANTI + FOUL +… …   Universalium

  • Antifouling — An|ti|fou|ling 〈[ faʊlıŋ] n. 15; unz.〉 Mittel zum Bestreichen des unter Wasser liegenden Teils des Schiffes, um das Ansiedeln von pflanzl. u. tier. Organismen zu verhindern [<Anti... + engl. fouling „Verunreinigung“] * * * An|ti|fou|ling [… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • antifouling — /æntiˈfaʊlɪŋ/ (say antee fowling) adjective 1. preventing growth of marine organisms on a ship s bottom. –noun 2. an antifouling agent, usually in the form of a paint …   Australian English dictionary

  • antifouling — | ̷ ̷(ˌ) ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective Etymology: anti (I) + fouling : intended to prevent fouling of underwater structures (as the bottoms of ships) antifouling paint …   Useful english dictionary

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