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Another word for contamination

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Noun
  1. The state of being contaminated

    See also:

    clean

  2. One that contaminates

    See also:

    clean

Another word for contamination

Noun
      1. Contamination or pollution.
      2. The quality or condition of being impure, especially:
      3. Lack of consistency or homogeneity; adulteration.
      1. Something that pollutes; a pollutant or a group of pollutants:
      2. The act or process of polluting or the state of being polluted, especially the contamination of soil, water, or the atmosphere by the discharge of harmful substances.
      1. An adulterating or being adulterated
      2. The action of adulterating, being mixed with extraneous material, illicit substitution of one substance for another.
      3. An adulterated substance, commodity, etc.
      1. Bribery or similar dishonest dealings
      2. The act or fact of making, becoming, or being corrupt
      3. Decay; rot.
      1. An island off the east coast of Essex where the Thames estuary joins the North Sea.
      2. The state of being foul
      1. Seizure of neutral vessels at sea by a belligerent power in time of war.
      2. (Law) The destruction or alteration of a document by an unauthorized person
      3. (Law) Unauthorized alteration or destruction of a legal document, such as a contract or will.
      1. A condition or tendency, as of society, regarded as abnormal and harmful.
      2. An abnormal condition of a part, organ, or system of an organism resulting from various causes, such as infection, inflammation, environmental factors, or genetic defect, and characterized by an identifiable group of signs, symptoms, or both.
      3. A particular destructive process in an organ or organism, with a specific cause and characteristic symptoms; specif., an illness; ailment
      1. Spontaneous disintegration of a subatomic particle with the emission of energetic particles or radiation, such as electrons and neutrinos or gamma ray photons.
      2. The destruction or decomposition of organic matter as a result of bacterial or fungal action; rot.
      3. (Aerospace) The decrease in orbital altitude of an artificial satellite as a result of conditions such as atmospheric drag.
      1. Anything, as a doctrine, regarded as harmful or dangerous
      2. Any virulent or fatal contagious or infectious disease, esp. one of epidemic proportions, as bubonic plague
      3. A usually fatal epidemic disease, especially bubonic plague.
      1. Disease transmission by direct or indirect contact.
      2. The direct cause, such as a bacterium or virus, of a communicable disease.
      3. The causative agent of a communicable disease; bacteria or virus
      1. A trace of corruption, disgrace, evil, etc.
      2. An undesirable or corrupting influence or association:
      3. An infectious or contaminating trace; infection, decay, etc.
      1. An instance of being infected:
      2. The invasion of bodily tissue by pathogenic microorganisms that proliferate, resulting in tissue injury that can progress to disease:
      3. A disease resulting from
    See also:

    pollution