Definitions for decontaminateˌdi kənˈtæm əˌneɪt

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  1. decontaminate(verb)

    rid of contamination

    "The soil around the housing development had to be decontaminated by the city"

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  1. decontaminate(v. t.)

    To remove contamination or contaminants from, by a cleansing process; -- usually used of radioactive, infectious, or toxic materials; as, to decontaminate clothing worn by persons with infective disease; decontaminate an area of PCB's after explosion of a transformer.

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  1. decontaminate(Verb)

    To remove contamination from something, and thus render it safe.


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