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
One that contaminates.
A contaminating or being contaminated
The quality or condition of being impure, especially:
Removal of dirt.
A substance that adulterates
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