anti-caking etymology

English word anti-caking comes from English anti-, English caking (A layer or deposit of caked material.)

Detailed word origin of anti-caking

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
anti- English (eng) (immunology) That reacts with immunoglobins found in the specified animal.. Against, hostile to.. Contrasting with the norm.. Counteracting, neutralizing.. Opposite of, reverse.. Physically opposite: applied to mountain ranges.. Related to antiparticles.
caking English (eng) A layer or deposit of caked material.
anti-caking English (eng) Used to prevent a powder from forming a solid block or cake.

Words with the same origin as anti-caking

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