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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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Location of contaminant sources and identification of the contaminants themselves usually are difficult.
The filter elements accumulate contaminants that can't always be seen or measured.
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When the contaminants were released continuously, the concentrations could reach 0.
Guidance for assessing chemical contaminant data for use in fish advisories.
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One set simulates the movement of contaminants through the environment.