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. […]
a liquid used in the radiator of an internal-combustion engine to lower the of the cooling medium. Contemporary Examples The cinnamon-flavored swill has been recalled in Europe over a chemical found in antifreeze. Europeans Recall Fireball Whiskey Over a Sweetener Also Used in Antifreeze Tim Mak October 27, 2014 Propylene glycol as a liquid, he […]
of or relating to Sigmund or his doctrines, especially with respect to the causes and treatment of neurotic and psychopathic states, the interpretation of dreams, etc. a person, especially a psychoanalyst, who adheres to the basic doctrines of . Contemporary Examples Instead, in an apparent Freudian slip, he said, “We must replace the discredited president.” […]
something that prevents or reduces ; lubricant. tending to prevent or reduce . Historical Examples antifriction, an-ti-frik′shun, n. anything which prevents friction. Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D) Various