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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"

GCIDE

  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.

Wiktionary

  1. contaminated(Adjective)

    adulterated; impure

Webster Dictionary

  1. Contaminated

    of Contaminate

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How to say contaminated in sign language?

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Numerology

  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

Examples of contaminated in a Sentence

  1. Bruce Thomson:

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

  2. David Sugerman of Portland:

    They have a variety of health problems and they are as well concerned about future health issues from this carcinogen and toxin that they were contaminated by, kBR told them it was safe as long as they didn't bathe in it, and there are a number of guys that have very serious health problems.

  3. Daniel Dobb:

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

  4. Jacob Strock:

    We had spent weeks looking out at what looks so much like pristine white sea ice floating out on the ocean, when we look at it up close and we see that it's all very, very visibly contaminated when you look at it with the right tools — it felt a little bit like a punch in the gut.

  5. Charles Gerba:

    Refrigerator handles are usually bad because the people will handle raw meat products and then go into the fridge to get something else without thinking, and people tend to hang their contaminated kitchen towels on there, which they'll use to wipe their hands on after handling meat.

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