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contaminated, past participle; contaminates, 3rd person singular present; contaminating, present participle; contaminated, past tense;
  1. Make (something) impure by exposure to or addition of a poisonous or polluting substance
    • - the site was found to be contaminated by radioactivity
    • - the entertainment industry is able to contaminate the mind of the public
    • - contaminated blood products

  1. corrupted by contact or association; "contaminated evidence"
  2. rendered unwholesome by contaminants and pollution; "had to boil the contaminated water"; "polluted lakes and streams"
  3. (contaminate) pollute: make impure; "The industrial wastes polluted the lake"
  4. (contaminate) make radioactive by adding radioactive material; "Don't drink the water--it's contaminated"
  5. (contaminating) corrupting: that infects or taints
  6. (contamination) the state of being contaminated
  7. Contamination is the presence of a minor and unwanted constituent (contaminant) in material, physical body, natural environment, at a workplace, etc.
  8. (Contaminants) 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. ...
  9. (Contamination (Private Practice)) "Contamination is the eleventh episode from the second season of Grey's Anatomy spin-off show, Private Practice. The episode aired on January 8, 2009 in the United States on ABC.
  10. adulterated; impure
  11. (contaminate) To introduce impurities or foreign matter; to soil or defile
  12. (contamination) The act or process of contaminating; pollution; defilement; taint; also, that which contaminates; A process whereby words with related meanings come to have similar sounds; The process of making a material or surface unclean or unsuited for its intended purpose, usually by the ...
  13. (Contaminants) any physical, chemical, biological, or radiological substance or material in the water.
  14. (CONTAMINANTS) The general name for any microparticle or organism which reduces water clarity, quality or presents health hazards. Filtering, oxidising and sanitising are necessary to destroy the contaminants.
  15. (Contaminants) are substances that have an adverse effect on the air, water, or soil.
  16. (CONTAMINANTS) As you drive, or leave your car outside and uncovered, your car's paint collects dirt, grime, bird droppings, bug splats, water deposits, tar, oil and other substances.  These substances contaminate your paint, reducing its brilliance and smooth feel. ...
  17. (Contaminants) Any polish, wax, tree sap, tar, oil or the like that would damage the paint film or spoil the adhesion of a new paint film.
  18. (Contaminants) Both natural and artificial materials not typically found or found in unusually high concentrations which can be detrimental to the health of wild or farmed aquatic species
  19. (Contaminants) Constituents added to the water supply through use. [1]
  20. (Contaminants) Foreign materials such as dirt, dust or oil that can be detected in the cured powder film.
  21. (Contaminants) Taste and odor, rust and sediments, bacteria or parasites, lead and other metal products.
  22. (Contaminants) any unacceptable or unintended trace materials.
  23. (Contaminants) anything that makes something else impure or unclean through contact or mixture; may include natural (arsenic or radon) or man-made (polychlorinated biphenyls [PCBs]) elements.
  24. (Contaminants) biological or chemical substances or entities, not normally present in a system, capable of producing an adverse effect in a biological system, seriously injuring structure or function.
  25. (Contaminants) substances contained in in-use metal removal fluids that are not part of the original fluid formulation. These can include abrasive particles, tramp oils, cleaners, dirt, metal particles, dissolved metals, hard water salts, bacteria, fungi, and microbiological byproducts.