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 acc-mulation 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.
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
- Antifriction alloy
a metallic alloy, as babbitt metal or bearing bronze, having antifriction qualities.