Examples of pollutant in a Sentence
filtered the pollutants out of the water
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About 360,000 Californians are served by water systems that violate state standards for nitrates, arsenic, uranium and other pollutants, according to a recent McClatchy investigation.
Vog is a haze created when sulfur dioxide gas and other volcanic pollutants mix with moisture and dust.
The organisms had high levels of persistent organic pollutants, like PCBs and PBDE’s, chemicals used in industrial manufacturing as plasticizers, coolants and flame retardants.
With two small children, the couple was worried about pollutants like heavy metals and plastics in Phoenix’s aquifers, and who-knows-what leaching from their 80-year-old pipes into their tap water.
Coal ash in Alabama will likely soon be regulated in the state just like many other pollutants.
And last year, the European Space Agency launched the Sentinel-5p satellite, to monitor methane, ozone and other pollutants.
Researchers said the rate of carbon dioxide accumulating in the atmosphere, especially when combined with other pollutants such as ozone and methane, could push global temperatures up by 1.5 to 3.5 degrees Celsius.
The lightweight, non-greasy City Skin Age Defense SPF 50 uses a potent antioxidant called lutein, which not only shields skin from your phone and laptop's blue light, but also from atmospheric pollutants like PM's heavy metals and chemicals.
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Definition of pollutant for English Language Learners
: a substance that makes land, water, air, etc., dirty and not safe or suitable to use : something that causes pollution
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