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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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That will prevent you from contaminating the poultry-and the people who eat it.
Using the Pall eBDS, these centers will be able to ensure that red cells derived from whole blood collection are also free from contaminating bacteria.
Dorf Ketal found that DVS 6000 effectively eliminated odours associated with light-end mercaptans contaminating a gasoline/diesel fuel mixture in a tanker truck.

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