Examples of contaminant in a Sentence
a filter to remove contaminants from the drinking water
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And in Virginia, Dominion has offered to hook some neighbors of the Possum Point Power Station up to municipal water after groundwater testing found elevated levels of some contaminants.
In Virginia, Dominion has offered to hook some neighbors of the Possum Point Power Station up to municipal water or filtration systems after groundwater testing found elevated levels of some contaminants.
Brownfields are lands where the presence, or potential presence, of contaminants prevents future development.
The others were telecommunications; digital trade; technical barriers to trade; and measures to protect humans, animals, and plants from diseases, pests, or contaminants.
Many of these babies are born to farmworkers, who frequently endure substandard housing, low pay, and exposure to environmental contaminants like pesticides.
Hollis said tests paid for by ACT and WBTV, the Observer’s news partner, found hexavalent chromium and other contaminants in his well.
These contaminants, combined with the consistency of the tar-like substance, have made black tar heroin known for clogging needles and blood vessels, and increasing the risk for permanent damage to vital organs, the brain, lungs, kidneys and liver.
Indoor airborne contaminants come from appliances that burn gas and certain chemicals used in construction such as carpets, glues, paint and particle boards.
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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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