the bacteria will degrade hydrocarbons
Depilatories are put on skin to chemically degrade body hair.
The all-digital DVI stream avoids any conversion to analog, which can degrade the signal.
Strong alkaline cleaners can remove or degrade the fluoro-polymers (which are not bonded to the concrete).
Think about how plastic and rubber (made from hydrocarbons) degrade under exposure to sunlight.
when exposed to light, the materials will degrade
This means that telomer alcohols are unlikely to degrade to carboxylic acids in city air.
They degrade members of our community who provide us with services.
Soon, another graduate student there will work with Samac on expressing a new gene so that plants can degrade enough atrazine to be useful in cleaning up contaminated soil and water.
In addition to harming the genetic composition of wild salmon, the conservationist maintains that hatcheries can degrade stream water quality and spread disease.