Definition of Adulterated

1. Adjective. Mixed with impurities.

Exact synonyms: Adulterate, Debased
Similar to: Impure

Definition of Adulterated

1. Adjective. Mixed with impurities ¹

2. Verb. (past of adulterate) ¹

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Definition of Adulterated

1. adulterate [v] - See also: adulterate

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Adulterated

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adulterated (current term)

Literary usage of Adulterated

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1. The Analyst by Society of Public Analysts (Great Britain). (1880)
"The percentage of adulterated samples of coffee continues high, ... Of course the mixtures duly labelled as such are not classified as adulterated. ..."

2. The Analyst (1877)
"William Jones, Hampton street, was fined £1 and costs for selling to the inspector a pint of new milk adulterated with 27 per cent, of water. ..."

3. American Druggist (1890)
"8248) which has for its purpose the prevention of interstate commerce in or the importation of adulterated food and medicines. That there is need for some ..."

4. The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by Isaac Smith Homans, William Buck Dana (1851)
"In that report it was clearly shown that foreign manufacturers were ill the habit of exporting to the United States adulterated drugs. ..."

5. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge by ed Andrew Findlater, John Merry Ross (1868)
"It is oftener, however, impure than intentionally adulterated. Cayenne Pepper is adulterated with red lead, vermilion, red ochre, brick-dust, common salt, ..."

6. Commentaries on the Law of Statutory Crimes: Including the Written Laws and by Joel Prentiss Bishop (1901)
"I. THE SELLING OF adulterated MILK. § 1124. In general.— The putting off, upon the community, of unwholesome food is indictable at the common law.1 But, ..."

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