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An adulterating or being adulterated
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  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.
Something that pollutes; a pollutant or a group of pollutants:
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  1. Something that pollutes; a pollutant or a group of pollutants:
  2. The contamination of air, water, or soil by substances that are harmful to living organisms. Pollution can occur naturally, for example through volcanic eruptions, or as the result of human activities, such as the spilling of oil or disposal of industrial waste. &diamf3; Light from cities and towns at night that interferes with astronomical observations is known as light pollution. It can also disturb natural rhythms of growth in plants and other organisms. &diamf3; Continuous noise that is loud enough to be annoying or physically harmful is known as noise pollution. &diamf3; Heat from hot water that is discharged from a factory into a river or lake, where it can kill or endanger aquatic life, is known as thermal pollution.
A disease resulting from
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  1. A disease resulting from
  2. The invasion of bodily tissue by pathogenic microorganisms that proliferate, resulting in tissue injury that can progress to disease:
  3. An instance of being infected:
Material, such as gravel or slag, from which metal is extracted in mining.
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  1. Material, such as gravel or slag, from which metal is extracted in mining.
  2. Any unclean or soiling matter, as mud, dust, dung, trash, etc.; filth
  3. A filthy or soiling substance, such as mud or dust.
One that contaminates.
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  1. One that contaminates.
  2. That which contaminates; an impurity; foreign matter.
  3. A substance that contaminates another substance, the air, water, etc.
Something that pollutes, especially a waste material that contaminates air, soil, or water.
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  1. Something that pollutes, especially a waste material that contaminates air, soil, or water.
Lack of decency; the property or degree of being indecent
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  1. Lack of decency; the property or degree of being indecent
  2. Something showing lack of decency; something such as a word that is indecent
  3. Of speech, the state of being crude and offensive, typically in a sexual manner. Of speech, the state of being crude and offensive, typically in a sexual manner.
The quality or condition of being immoral.
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  1. The quality or condition of being immoral.
  2. An immoral act or practice; vice
  3. Immoral behavior
Sexually explicit writing, images, video, or other material whose primary purpose is to cause sexual arousal.
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  1. Sexually explicit writing, images, video, or other material whose primary purpose is to cause sexual arousal.
  2. Lurid or sensational material. Often used in combination:
  3. Writings, pictures, etc. intended primarily to arouse sexual desire
An island off the east coast of Essex where the Thames estuary joins the North Sea.
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  1. An island off the east coast of Essex where the Thames estuary joins the North Sea.
  2. The state of being foul
The contamination of air, water, or soil by substances that are harmful to living organisms. Pollution can occur naturally, for example through volcanic eruptions, or as the result of human activities, such as the spilling of oil or disposal of industrial waste. &diamf3; Light from cities and towns at night that interferes with astronomical observations is known as light pollution. It can also disturb natural rhythms of growth in plants and other organisms. &diamf3; Continuous noise that is loud enough to be annoying or physically harmful is known as noise pollution. &diamf3; Heat from hot water that is discharged from a factory into a river or lake, where it can kill or endanger aquatic life, is known as thermal pollution.
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  1. The contamination of air, water, or soil by substances that are harmful to living organisms. Pollution can occur naturally, for example through volcanic eruptions, or as the result of human activities, such as the spilling of oil or disposal of industrial waste. &diamf3; Light from cities and towns at night that interferes with astronomical observations is known as light pollution. It can also disturb natural rhythms of growth in plants and other organisms. &diamf3; Continuous noise that is loud enough to be annoying or physically harmful is known as noise pollution. &diamf3; Heat from hot water that is discharged from a factory into a river or lake, where it can kill or endanger aquatic life, is known as thermal pollution.
  2. Something that pollutes; a pollutant or a group of pollutants:
(Uncountable) The state of being unclean
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  1. (Uncountable) The state of being unclean
  2. (Countable) The result or product of being unclean.
The state or quality of being unwholesome.
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  1. The state or quality of being unwholesome.
A substance that adulterates.
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  1. A substance that adulterates.
  2. That which adulterates; or reduces the purity of.
One who or that which adulterates, or harms the purity of, something.
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  1. One who or that which adulterates, or harms the purity of, something.
  1. That which contaminates; an impurity; foreign matter.
  2. One that contaminates.
  3. A substance that contaminates another substance, the air, water, etc.
A contaminating or being contaminated
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  1. A contaminating or being contaminated
  2. (Linguistics) A process whereby words with related meanings come to have similar sounds.
  3. 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.
A thing that contaminates; a contaminant
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  1. A thing that contaminates; a contaminant
  2. A person who contaminates
In a nuclear reactor, a substance, as boron, that readily absorbs thermal neutrons from a chain reaction, thereby decreasing the reactivity of a reactor core: it is used for safety or control
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  1. In a nuclear reactor, a substance, as boron, that readily absorbs thermal neutrons from a chain reaction, thereby decreasing the reactivity of a reactor core: it is used for safety or control
  2. A substance causing illness or death when eaten, drunk, or absorbed even in relatively small quantities
  3. A substance that causes injury, illness, or death, especially by chemical means.
Something that pollutes; esp., a harmful chemical or waste material discharged into the water or atmosphere
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  1. Something that pollutes; esp., a harmful chemical or waste material discharged into the water or atmosphere
  2. A substance or condition that contaminates air, water, or soil. Pollutants can be artificial substances, such as pesticides and PCBs, or naturally occurring substances, such as oil or carbon dioxide, that occur in harmful concentrations in a given environment. Heat transmitted to natural waterways through warm-water discharge from power plants and uncontained radioactivity from nuclear wastes are also considered pollutants.
Find another word for impurity. In this page you can discover 30 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for impurity, like: adulteration, pollution, defilement, infection, dirt, contaminant, pollutant, indecency, immorality, pornography and contamination.