Associations to the word «Contamination»


CONTAMINATION, noun. The act or process of contaminating; pollution; defilement; taint; also, that which contaminates.
CONTAMINATION, noun. (linguistics) A process whereby words with related meanings come to have similar sounds.
CONTAMINATION, noun. (linguistics) (etymology) The influence of one form (often from a foreign language) on the historical development of another form to which it may be related in meaning.
CONTAMINATION, noun. The process of making a material or surface unclean or unsuited for its intended purpose, usually by the addition or attachment of undesirable foreign substances.

Dictionary definition

CONTAMINATION, noun. The state of being contaminated.
CONTAMINATION, noun. A substance that contaminates.
CONTAMINATION, noun. The act of contaminating or polluting; including (either intentionally or accidentally) unwanted substances or factors.

Wise words

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