contaminate

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contaminate

[kən′tam·ə‚nāt]
(science and technology)
To render unfit or to soil by the introduction of foreign or unwanted material.
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Thus, it is not simply the protagonist who becomes a product of generic paradigms, but the entire world of the text itself; one cannot speak in West's text without confronting the contaminative potential of genre.
Psychological distress, on the other hand, was significantly related to accounts that were low in closure, high in contaminative imagery and high in themes of personal contamination.
With regard to titanium biocompatibility, the surface of the implant must be chemically and mechanically cleaned to remove any strange particle or contaminative material to preserve the integrity of the receptor bed cells.
Potentially contaminative materials, notably including oils, are stored in appropriate containment facilities.
The contaminative substance soaked into the ground and historical poisoning of this nature can cost thousands of pounds in remediation.