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Definition:
An agent with polar (hydrophilic) and nonpolar (hydrophobic) regions that has cleaning properties due to its ability to bind to other molecules, esp. oils, and cause them to be soluble in water.
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https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/220
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