Examples of contaminant in a Sentence
a filter to remove contaminants from the drinking water
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But as with so many sites across the region, its soil is polluted to high hell—in this case, with contaminants from the maintenance shop that once stood there.
Radium: A radiological contaminant that leaches from minerals.
At Colorado’s Gold King Mine, our would-be environmental protectors blew out millions of gallons of acid-mine drainage and metal contaminants.
The contaminants were represented by blue and orange balls.
Karen went to a new doctor, who told her that there’s increasing consensus that lupus can be brought on by environmental triggers, including exposure to contaminants and chemicals, like cigarette smoke, silica, and mercury.
Its recovery plan says the whale’s limiting factors include lack of food prey, high levels of contaminants, and disturbances from boats and noise.
Funded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in 2014, the grant funds cover cost of the study of the potential contaminants and the planning phases of a site's clean up, or remediation.
Contaminants will be removed from Metro's landfill gas before it is piped to Emerald Park and blended with the fuel supply there, officials said.
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First Known Use of contaminant
Synonymsadulterant, impurity, contamination, defilement, pollutant
Related Wordsblot, blotch, spot, stain, taint; dirt, filth, grime, muck, scum, sludge, smut, soil; blemish, defect, disfigurement, fault, flaw; abnormality, imperfection, irregularity
Near Antonymsclarifier, filter, purifier, refiner; cleanliness, immaculateness, purity
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