adjective. ['priːˈzɝːvətɪv'] tending or having the power to preserve.
Words that Rhyme with Preservative
Example sentences of the word preservative
1. Noun, singular or mass
Sodium is added to many of the foods you eat as a preservative.
It has a strong smell and is difficult to treat with preservative chemicals.
3. Verb, base form
Heartwood is extremely resistant to preservative treatment, while sapwood is considered moderately resistant.
noun. ['priːˈzɝːvətɪv'] a chemical compound that is added to protect against decay or decomposition.