Examples of contaminant in a Sentence
a filter to remove contaminants from the drinking water
Recent Examples of contaminant from the Web
These contaminants are a reaction between the chlorine used to treat the water for bacteria and organic matter that may be found in the water or the pipes.
The observed barrels are falling apart, and the soil and groundwater around them tests high for related contaminants toluene, chlorobenzene, phenol and heavy metals, according to DEQ documents.
The surface soil scrubbing that scientists believe occurred during Harvey means contaminants likely migrated downstream, said Hanadi Rifai.
To address that concern, the city is likely to pursue two grants, the first of which would help pay for a site assessment, administered by the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation, to determine what contaminants are present today.
Lab results Monday from samples taken from the beaches south of San Francisco showed a safe contaminant level, officials said.
The land was home to barracks and not used for the radiological testing or other industrial uses that spread contaminants across other parts of the facility, according the Navy.
There's a tool-free jam release mechanism for simple nail removal, a rear exhaust that keeps contaminants from work.
Pausewang was turning the children of the 1980s into little Geiger counters ready to register the faintest contaminants.
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CONTAMINANT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of contaminant for English Language Learners
: 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
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