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polluted, past participle; pollutes, 3rd person singular present; polluting, present participle; polluted, past tense;
  1. Contaminate (water, air, or a place) with harmful or poisonous substances
    • - the explosion polluted the town with dioxin
    • - exposure to polluted air
  2. Defile; corrupt
    • - a society polluted by racism

  1. contaminated: rendered unwholesome by contaminants and pollution; "had to boil the contaminated water"; "polluted lakes and streams"
  2. (pollute) make impure; "The industrial wastes polluted the lake"
  3. (pollution) undesirable state of the natural environment being contaminated with harmful substances as a consequence of human activities
  4. (pollution) befoulment: the state of being polluted
  5. (pollution) contamination: the act of contaminating or polluting; including (either intentionally or accidentally) unwanted substances or factors
  6. Pollution is the introduction of contaminants into a natural environment that causes instability, disorder, harm or discomfort to the ecosystem i.e. physical systems or living organisms. Pollution can take the form of chemical substances or energy, such as noise, heat, or light. ...
  7. (Pollution (album)) References
  8. (Pollution (Goodies episode)) Pollution is an episode of the British comedy television series The Goodies.
  9. Defiled; made unclean or impure; debauched
  10. (pollute) To make something harmful, especially by the addition of some unwanted product; To make something or somewhere less suitable for some activity, especially by the introduction of some unnatural factor; To corrupt or profane; Polluted
  11. (Pollute) To make an environment unsuitable for organisms because of substances introduced into air, water, or soil.
  12. (Pollution) any substance, natural or synthetic, that degrades water quality to such a degree that water is not suitable for a particular use.
  13. (Pollution) Generally, the presence of a substance in the environment that because of its composition or quantity, prevents the functioning of natural processes and produces undesirable environmental and health effects.
  14. “Pollution is an impairment of quality such that it interferes with the intended usages.” (House Report 2021.)
  15. (Pollution) The impairment (reduction) of water quality by agriculture, domestic, or industrial wastes (including thermal and radioactive wastes) to such a degree as to hinder any beneficial use of the water or render it offensive to the senses of sight, taste, or smell or when sufficient ...
  16. (Pollution) Unauthorized contamination of surface or subsurface waters or land.
  17. (Pollution) an undesirable change in the physical, chemical, or biological characteristics of air, water, soil or food that can adversely affect the health, survival or activities of humans or other living organisms
  18. (Pollution) Any substances in water, soil, or air that degrade the natural quality of the environment, offend the senses of sight, taste, or smell, or cause a health hazard. The usefulness of the natural resource is usually impaired by the presence of pollutants and contaminants.
  19. (pollution) anything that makes our natural environment impure or sick.
  20. (pollution) the release by humans, directly or indirectly of substances (including gases) or energy into the environment, which results or is likely to result in harmful effects, such as harm to living resources and life; human health hazards; hindering human activities, or impairing the quality ...
  21. (Pollution) Contamination of air, soil, or water with harmful substances.
  22. (Pollution) Any activity that causes an impairment in the environment.
  23. (pollution) harmful substances left in the environment, leading to a dirty, impure or unhealthy place.
  24. (Pollution) the contamination of soil, water, or the atmosphere by the discharge of waste or other offensive materials. The presence of a contaminant to such a degree that the environment (land, water, or air) is not suitable for a particular use.
  25. (Pollution) contamination or other alteration of the physical, chemical, or biological properties of waters of the State. ...