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Synonyms for degrade

Synonyms for degrade

to lower in rank or grade

to deprive of esteem, self-worth, or effectiveness

to lower in character or quality

Synonyms for degrade

reduce the level of land, as by erosion


reduce in worth or character, usually verbally

lower the grade of something

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Keywords: Phanerochaete chrysosporium, Pleurotus ulmarius, Chemical composition, Degradability, Populus nigra.
Effects of inoculation of high dry matter alfalfa silage on ensiling characteristics, ruminal nutrient degradability and dairy cow performance.
The UV irradiation test was carried out according to ASTM D 5208-14 to measure the degradability of DEPSs by light source, using the UV chamber (QUV, Q-Lab Co., Westlake, Ohio, USA).
Assessment of tree fodder preference by cattle using chemical composition, in vitro gas production and in situ degradability. Animal Feed Science and Technology, v.123, p.277-289, 2005.
The goal of this study was to evaluate the effects on in vitro degradability, by total gas production, of different levels of biodiesel chain byproducts replacing brachiaria grass in the diet for cattle.
Rosales-Candelas, "Investigating the degradability of HDPE, LDPE, PE-BIO, and PE-OXO films under UV-B radiation," Journal of Spectroscopy, vol.
Influence of amount and degradability of protein on production of milk and milk components by lactating Holstein cows.
Freudenberg Interlining has become the first company in Germany to gain certification for the biological degradability of a textile product.
However lignin, while freely available in wood, has attracted less interest due to low degradability and the issue of some degradation products being harmful to microorganisms.
After introducing the concept and nature of biopolymers, he discusses biodegradation, reuse, disposal, physical recycling, chemical recycling, degradability on demand, developments and trends in patenting, regulatory aspects framework, and economic evaluation and environmental impacts.
The bioahesives, called iCMBAs, adhere well in wet environments, have controlled degradability, improved biocompatibility and lower manufacturing costs, putting them a step above current products such as fibrin glue and cyanoacrylate adhesives.
In general, crystalline calcium silicates, such as wollastonite (CaSi[O.sub.3]), show high degradability [5].
New research shows that there are major differences in degradability among the tissues.