- The definition of biodegradable is something that can decompose or break down naturally by microbial action.
An example of biodegradable is vegetable scraps.
This pile of kitchen scraps is biodegradable.
biodegradable definition by Webster's New World
Origin: bio- plush degrad(e) plush -able
biodegradable definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- biˌo·de·gradˌa·bilˈi·ty noun
- biˌo·degˌra·daˈtion noun
- biˌo·de·gradeˈ verb
biodegradable - Cultural Definition
Material that, left to itself, will be decomposed by natural processes.
- The use of biodegradable packaging is supposed to reduce the volume of waste in landfills.
biodegradable - Medical Definition
biodegradable - Science Definition