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Questions about compounds that lower the surface tension (or interfacial tension) between two liquids or between a liquid and a solid.

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What's the chemical nature of a dishwasher's rinsing agent?

It seems that a rinsing agent helps the dishes in the dishwasher dry much better than they do without it (which I recently noted on my new dishwasher). What molecules are used in the composition of ...
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