noun pol·lut·ant \pə-ˈlü-tənt\

: a substance that makes land, water, air, etc., dirty and not safe or suitable to use : something that causes pollution

Full Definition of POLLUTANT

:  something that pollutes

Examples of POLLUTANT

  1. <filtered the pollutants out of the water>

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Rhymes with POLLUTANT

POLLUTANT Defined for Kids


noun pol·lut·ant \pə-ˈlü-tənt\

Definition of POLLUTANT for Kids

:  a substance that makes something (as air or water) impure and often unsafe
Medical Dictionary


noun pol·lut·ant \pə-ˈlüt-ənt\

Medical Definition of POLLUTANT

:  something that pollutes


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