Definition of hazardous
Examples of hazardous in a Sentence
It was a hazardous voyage.
These are hazardous chemicals that can cause death if inhaled.
Recent Examples of hazardous from the Web
The hazardous weather alert announced dangerously high temperatures as heat and humidity build across the region.
Although the EPA has maintained that the site is minimally hazardous, some residents have formed advocacy groups to raise awareness and demand immediate removal of the waste.
San Diego is among 12 areas of California scheduled to receive one of the vehicles this fall from the state, which will also pay to train the city’s 17-member hazardous materials team to use the vehicle.
Do not store potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food in this unit until the unit is repaired.
The WISE space telescope was repurposed in 2013 to search for NEOs, and telescopes coming online in the 2020s could greatly expand the catalogue of potentially hazardous asteroids and other planetary bodies.
Hazardous operations at PF-4 slowly started to resume during 2016, but problems continued.
Maintain potentially hazardous foods at 41 F or below.
It is contaminated with benzene and toluene, both hazardous materials, said Tim Ratsep, a program administrator for Delaware’s Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, which is cleaning the site.
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Synonym Discussion of hazardous
HAZARDOUS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of hazardous for English Language Learners
: involving risk or danger
HAZARDOUS Defined for Kids
Legal Definition of hazardous
: creating a hazard : involving or exposing one to risk (as of loss or harm) a hazardous occupation a hazardous substance
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