biodegradable

  

Definition

Capable of being broken down (decomposed) rapidly by the action of microorganisms. Biodegradable substances include food scraps, cotton, wool, wood, human and animal waste, manufactured products based on natural materials (such as paper, and vegetable-oil based soaps). See also degradable and photodegradable.

Use biodegradable in a sentence

Related Videos




http://www.businessdictionary.com/definition/biodegradable.html

Have a question about biodegradable? Ask for help in the
Community
advertise here

Browse by Letter: # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z