the policy or practice of showing hostility toward foreigners, foreign customs, etc.
strict adherence to, or observance of, prescribed or traditional forms, as in music, poetry, and art. Religion. strong attachment to external forms and observances. Ethics. a doctrine that acts are in themselves right or wrong regardless of consequences. Logic, Mathematics. a doctrine, which evolved from a proposal of David Hilbert, that mathematics, including the logic […]
(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. adjective (of a paint or other coating) inhibiting the growth of barnacles and other marine organisms on a ship’s bottom noun an antifouling paint or other coating
- Antifouling paint
paint applied to the portion of a hull below the waterline to poison or discourage marine animals and plants that would otherwise cling to it.
deceit, trickery, sharp practice, or breach of confidence, perpetrated for profit or to gain some unfair or dishonest advantage. a particular instance of such deceit or trickery: mail fraud; election frauds. any deception, trickery, or humbug: That diet book is a fraud and a waste of time. a person who makes deceitful pretenses; sham; poseur. […]