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pollutant

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noun pol·lut·ant \pə-ˈlü-tənt\

Simple Definition of pollutant

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of pollutant

  1. :  something that pollutes

Examples of pollutant in a sentence

  1. <filtered the pollutants out of the water>



1892

First Known Use of pollutant

1892


POLLUTANT Defined for Kids

pollutant

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noun pol·lut·ant \pə-ˈlü-tənt\

Definition of pollutant for Students

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




Medical Dictionary

pollutant

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noun pol·lut·ant \pə-ˈlüt-ənt\

Medical Definition of pollutant

  1. :  something that pollutes





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