Definitions for decontamination
the removal of contaminants
The process of removing contamination, particularly the cleaning off of dangerous materials.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
The removal of contaminating material, such as radioactive materials, biological materials, or CHEMICAL WARFARE AGENTS, from a person or object.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
The process of making any person, object, or area safe by absorbing, destroying, neutralizing, making harmless, or removing chemical or biological agents, or by removing radioactive material clinging to or around it.
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