detergence

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n detergence detergent quality; the quality of having cleansing power
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The laundry detergent Tide, has a market share of about forty percent market
    • n detergence The quality of being detergent; cleansing or purging power.
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Usage

In literature:

In ordinary cases, soap owes its detergent effect to a decomposition which occurs when it is put in water.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 561, October 2, 1886" by Various
In the case of weak-bodied soap, this addition gives firmness and tends to increase the detergent qualities.
"The Handbook of Soap Manufacture" by W. H. Simmons
He swore under his breath and twisted the valve that was supposed to dispense detergent.
"The Bramble Bush" by Gordon Randall Garrett
He came down in the flowing flood of spilled detergent, flat on his stomach, and with marked forward momentum.
"The Ambulance Made Two Trips" by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
Beware of purchasing spurious and worthless imitations of this valuable detergent.
"Notes and Queries, Number 208, October 22, 1853" by Various
Beware of purchasing spurious and worthless imitations of this valuable detergent.
"Notes and Queries, Number 207, October 15, 1853" by Various
Beware purchasing spurious and worthless imitations of this valuable detergent.
"Notes and Queries, Number 210, November 5, 1853" by Various
Beware of purchasing spurious and worthless imitations of this valuable detergent.
"Notes and Queries, Number 211, November 12, 1853" by Various
Beware of purchasing spurious and worthless imitations of this valuable detergent.
"Notes and Queries, Number 212, November 19, 1853" by Various
There should have been shaving detergent, but he couldn't find it.
"The Colonists" by Raymond F. Jones
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In news:

12 Alabama children sickened by detergent packets.
Keep Kids Away From Laundry Detergent Packs.
Fox says to reduce the risk of poisoning, household cleaners and laundry detergents should be kept out of children's reach.
Company to make detergent packs safer.
Poison Control centers nationwide are reporting an increase in calls over children swallowing detergent tablets and pods.
However, doctors are alarmed about the packets because they appear to be more dangerous than just swallowing other detergents .
After poisonings, P&G to make detergent pods safer.
Laundry detergent makers introduced miniature packets in recent months, but doctors across the country say children are confusing the tiny, brightly colored packets with candy and swallowing them.
Doctors report rise in children eating detergent packs.
More kids eating detergent packs.
" Detergents can cause some irritation, but haven't been particularly threatening to kids," Furbee said.
Poison control centers across the United States are reporting a rise in cases of children swallowing laundry detergent packets.
But after manufacturers removed polluting phosphates two years ago, some detergents left a white film on glassware and discolored aluminum.
I love Finish detergent and I love free samples so this is a win-win situation for me.
But after manufacturers removed polluting phosphates two years ago, some detergents couldn't get the job done.
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In science:

As the name says, SDS PAGE is carried out in the presence of dodecyl sulfate as the primary solubilizing and charge-conferring agent. The performances of this detergent are documented by more than 40 years of use and thousands of satisfied scientists.
Variations on a theme: Changes to electrophoretic separations that can make a difference
However, there are a lot of constraints on the detergent as the protein -solubilizing agent, so that the flexibility is quite limited in this area.
Variations on a theme: Changes to electrophoretic separations that can make a difference
Mixed Anionic Detergent Aliphatic Alcohol Polyacry lamide-Gel Electrophoresis Alters the Separation of Proteins Relative to Conventional Sodium Dodecyl-Sulfate Polyacrylamide-Gel Electrophoresis.
Variations on a theme: Changes to electrophoretic separations that can make a difference
The Synthesis of a Photolabile Detergent and Its Use in the Isolation and Characterization of Protein.
Variations on a theme: Changes to electrophoretic separations that can make a difference
Use of Benzyldimethyl-Normal-Hexadecylammonium Chloride (16-Bac), a Cationic Detergent, in an Acidic Polyacrylamide-Gel Electrophoresis System to Detect Base Labile Protein Methylation in Intact-Cells.
Variations on a theme: Changes to electrophoretic separations that can make a difference
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