Verb(1) make impure(2) make radioactive by adding radioactive material
(1) Apparently parents emit poisonous substances which contaminate their kids in much the same way that humans pollute the environment.(2) But this should not be carried out on-farm because it can further contaminate the ground and infect other cattle.(3) The poison could be used to contaminate food or water, which would achieve the aim of spreading panic, or left on door handles in busy buildings.(4) If mercury is found in local soil, it can contaminate the fish supply.(5) Many types of viral and bacterial pathogens that grow in the gut of infected people may contaminate water and food.(6) If not properly disposed of, these substances can contaminate ground water.(7) Chemicals in everyday products such as good packaging and cosmetics contaminate our air, water and soil.(8) Groundwater will be polluted, which would contaminate drinking water.(9) Fear, they concluded, is as dangerous a threat as the contaminants themselves.(10) And they are managing and restoring areas affected by radioactive contamination .(11) Females in masculine arenas are viewed as potential contaminators of the arena, whereas males in feminine arenas are viewed as potential self-contaminators.(12) Residents in up to 40 homes were told of the possible contamination in letters sent out by the council in July.(13) All of a sudden, the water becomes toxic, and contaminants are all over the place.(14) Groundwater pollution generally results from contaminants leaching through soils to underlying aquifers.(15) The fear of bird flu contamination has led some countries to impose bans on some chicken imports.(16) None had a bloodstream totally clear of contaminants and the average figure for the number of pollutants was 27.
1. pollute ::
2. adulterate ::
3. defile ::
4. debase ::
5. corrupt ::
6. taint ::
7. infect ::
8. foul ::
9. spoil ::
10. soil ::
11. stain ::
12. sully ::
13. poison ::
14. befoul ::
1. decontaminate ::
2. purify ::
contaminate, contaminated, contaminates, contaminating
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