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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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The present investigation recommended that chloramines, concentration not more than 3 mg/L, are the suitable specialized anti-protozoan parasites and anti-coliform-bacterial chemical compounds that control, or at least reduce, the present resulting contaminators to gain considerable safe levels of drinking water, according to WHO.
The composite nanocatalyst has higher efficiency in the removal of contaminators than pure titanium dioxide nanoparticles.
The restaurant should be located at a safe distance from bad odor, smoke, dust and other contaminators and should also be built away from the path of floods and water streams.
From this point of view, present Neo-Luddites are extremely and politically diverse groups; from environmentalists to contaminators, romantics to rationalists, academics to politicians, atheists to believers, and/or technophobes to techno-addicts.
Other notable punk bands included the Contaminators, Impact, Guilty, Gay Marines, and Power Age, among others, as represented in a punk family tree drawn up by Rubin Rose of the group Power Age (see Illustration 1).