Photodegradable



[foh-toh-di-grey-duh-buh l] /ˌfoʊ toʊ dɪˈgreɪ də bəl/

adjective
1.
(of a substance) capable of being broken down by light.
/ˌfəʊtəʊdɪˈɡreɪdəbəl/
adjective
1.
(of plastic) capable of being decomposed by prolonged exposure to light

photodegradable pho·to·de·grad·a·ble (fō’tō-dĭ-grā’də-bəl)
adj.
Capable of being chemically broken down by light.
photodegradable
(fō’tō-dĭ-grā’də-bəl)
Capable of decomposing when exposed to light. Photodegradable plastic, for example, becomes brittle and breaks into smaller pieces when exposed to sunlight, helping reduce litter and environmental damage.

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