polluting

adjective pol·lut·ing \ pə-ˈlü-tiŋ \

Definition of polluting

: causing pollution
  • … a region that has been dependent upon basic industries such as coal mining and metal work—relatively polluting industries.
  • —Patricia L. Layman
  • The recycling process itself can be polluting. Recyclers find it difficult to separate recyclable from nonrecyclable plastics, which causes the end product to be useless.
  • —Sally Hayhow Cullen

First Known Use of polluting

1598



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