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contaminant

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noun con·tam·i·nant \kən-ˈta-mə-nənt\

Simple Definition of contaminant

  • : something that makes a place or a substance (such as water, air, or food) no longer suitable for use : something that contaminates a place or substance

Full Definition of contaminant

  1. :  something that contaminates

Examples of contaminant

  1. <a filter to remove contaminants from the drinking water>



1922

First Known Use of contaminant

1922

Rhymes with contaminant


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contaminant

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noun con·tam·i·nant \kən-ˈtam-ə-nənt\

Medical Definition of contaminant

  1. :  something that contaminates





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