What does contaminated mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. contaminated(adj)

    corrupted by contact or association

    "contaminated evidence"

  2. contaminated, polluted(adj)

    rendered unwholesome by contaminants and pollution

    "had to boil the contaminated water"; "polluted lakes and streams"


  1. contaminated(adj.)

    1 (Computers) damaged by inclusion of incorrect data or information not belonging; as, The file was contaminated by a buggy editor.

  2. contaminated(adj.)

    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.


  1. contaminated(Adjective)

    adulterated; impure

Webster Dictionary

  1. Contaminated

    of Contaminate


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of contaminated in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of contaminated in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Paul Kruse:

    The only time it can be contaminated is at the time of production.

  2. Bruce Thomson:

    The immediate impact is largely passed, the slug of contaminated water has washed through the system.

  3. Fahmi Radhy:

    It's good to choose (Soetjipto) as Pertamina CEO because he hasn't been contaminated by the oil and gas mafia.

  4. Daniel Dobb:

    Vietnam is the most contaminated place I've worked, we're finding items all the time, possibly over 100 items a week.

  5. Binay Pandey:

    The new waves of patients are those who survived the quake, but are sick because they were living in the open and drinking contaminated water.

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