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impurity

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noun im·pu·ri·ty \(ˌ)im-ˈpyu̇r-ə-tē\

Simple Definition of impurity

  • : the quality or state of being impure

  • : an unwanted substance that is found in something else and that prevents it from being pure

Full Definition of impurity

plural im·pu·ri·ties

  1. 1 :  something that is impure or makes something else impure <removing impurities from water>

  2. 2 :  the quality or state of being impure

Examples of impurity

  1. the impurity of the water

  2. The syrup is strained to remove impurities.

  3. The water is free of impurities.



15th Century

First Known Use of impurity

15th century

Rhymes with impurity


IMPURITY Defined for Kids

impurity

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noun im·pu·ri·ty \im-ˈpyu̇r-ə-tē\

Definition of impurity

plural im·pu·ri·ties

  1. 1 :  the quality or state of being impure

  2. 2 :  something that is or makes something else impure <Impurities in the gold were detected.>




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impurity

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noun im·pu·ri·ty \(ˈ)im-ˈpyu̇r-ət-ē\

Medical Definition of impurity

plural im·pu·ri·ties

  1. :  something that is impure or makes something else impure





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