antifouling-paint

antifouling paint

noun Nautical.
paint applied to the portion of a hull below the waterline to poison or discourage marine animals and plants that would otherwise cling to it.

Origin:
1865–70

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antifouling paint

noun
a paint used to protect against the accumulation of barnacles etc. on underwater surfaces 
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