toxic waste

noun

Definition of toxic waste

: unwanted chemicals that are the result of manufacturing or industry and that are poisonous to living things The company was fined for dumping toxic waste into the river. toxic waste dumps/sites Toxic wastes were detected in the soil samples.

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“Toxic waste.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/toxic%20waste. Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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