Definition of Contaminated

1. Adjective. Corrupted by contact or association. "Contaminated evidence"




2. Adjective. Rendered unwholesome by contaminants and pollution. "Polluted lakes and streams"
Exact synonyms: Polluted
Similar to: Impure

Definition of Contaminated

1. Verb. (past of contaminate) ¹

2. Adjective. adulterated; impure ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Contaminated

1. contaminate [v] - See also: contaminate

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Literary usage of Contaminated

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1. OECD Environmental Performance Reviews by OECD Staff, Lorents G. (FRW) Lorentsen (2004)
"Box 3.1 Contaminated sites: liability and public funding The ... Several lakes and watercourses close to mines have been seriously contaminated. ..."

2. Healthy People 2000: National Health Promotion & Disease Prevention by DIANE Publishing Company (2004)
"Meeting this objective will require improved public and professional appreciation of the risks of contaminated drinking water and increased willingness of ..."

3. Cleaning Up the Nation's Waste Sites: Markets & Technology Trends (1993)
"Each civilian federal agency is responsible for cleaning up contaminated waste sites on property owned or formerly owned by the agency. ..."

4. Dioxin Treatment Technologies by Florence Poillon (1994)
"... Pyrex plate - Insulation Molybdenum electrodes Figure 2-10—Bench-Scale ISV Unit Tested With Dioxin-Contaminated Soil From the Jacksonville, AR Superfund ..."

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