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1. Detergent
A detergent is a cleaning or wetting agent, classed as anion ic if it has a negative charge and cation ic if it has a positive charge.

2. Detergent
A substance which has a nonpolar, hydrophobic part (avoids water) and a polar, hydrophilic part (attracted to water). It can dissolve fat s and oil s (collectively, lipid s) with the hydrophilic end, and as a result can increase the cleaning abilities of its solvent s (whatever it's dissolved in).

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