Definitions for contaminationkənˌtæm əˈneɪ ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. contamination, taint(noun)

    the state of being contaminated

  2. contaminant, contamination(noun)

    a substance that contaminates

  3. contamination, pollution(noun)

    the act of contaminating or polluting; including (either intentionally or accidentally) unwanted substances or factors

Wiktionary

  1. contamination(Noun)

    The act or process of contaminating; pollution; defilement; taint; also, that which contaminates.

  2. contamination(Noun)

    A process whereby words with related meanings come to have similar sounds.

  3. contamination(Noun)

    The process of making a material or surface unclean or unsuited for its intended purpose, usually by the addition or attachment of undesirable foreign substances.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Contamination(noun)

    the act or process of contaminating; pollution; defilement; taint; also, that which contaminates

  2. Origin: [L. contaminatio.]

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. contamination

    1. The deposit, absorption, or adsorption of radioactive material, or of biological or chemical agents on or by structures, areas, personnel, or objects. See also induced radiation; residual radiation. 2. Food and/or water made unfit for consumption by humans or animals because of the presence of environmental chemicals, radioactive elements, bacteria or organisms, the byproduct of the growth of

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of contamination in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of contamination in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Bruce Thomson:

    So that will mitigate some of the effects of the contamination.

  2. Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman:

    Often fish do not form signs of contamination and poison from these levels of heavy metal for two or three years at least.

  3. Greg Foulis:

    The government, ourselves, and independent auditors, nobody has found any contamination that is attributable to our operation.

  4. Rob McDonald:

    City leaders can use our findings to advocate for protecting their drinking water from contamination, rather than spending billions of dollars to clean it up.

  5. Till Backhaus:

    So long as we have not identified a source, we must investigate in all directions and cannot take part in the sometimes wild speculation (about the contamination source).

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