Preservative in a Sentence 🔊

Definition of Preservative

a substance added to something else (such as food or wood) to slow down or stop it from decaying

Examples of Preservative in a sentence

Sugar or salt is added to peanut butter as a preservative to keep it from going bad. 🔊

The meat can be kept for a long period if a preservative is added and it is stored in the freezer.  🔊

To stop the wooden table from rotting, a preservative was added to the planks. 🔊

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