corrupted by contact or association
rendered unwholesome by contaminants and pollution
"had to boil the contaminated water"; "polluted lakes and streams"
1 (Computers) damaged by inclusion of incorrect data or information not belonging; as, The file was contaminated by a buggy editor.
appearing unethical due to a questionable source or motives; -- of money or activities; as, The fund was contaminated by a large donation from a mobster.
The numerical value of contaminated in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of contaminated in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
It's good to choose (Soetjipto) as Pertamina CEO because he hasn't been contaminated by the oil and gas mafia.
If there were 'intelligence flu', there would be so many people walking around in the damn cold weather, hoping to be contaminated by that flu!..
I feel very sorry that I was not able to carry out my promise to process (the contaminated water), at our current pace we will complete it by mid May.
Initially we thought we contaminated our samples, or mixed up the two drugs. And so we repeated these experiments over and over again, and got the same exact results, it was a blind stumble onto this discovery.
People are in closer proximity on trains and airplanes so they are more likely to be contaminated if someone coughs or sneezes, plus, the sanitization of trains and airplanes is not very thorough, so surfaces are more likely to harbor germs.
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