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HAZMAT

 (hăz′măt′)
abbr.
hazardous material

hazmat

(ˈhæzˌmæt)
n
(Environmental Science)
a. substances that pose a danger to public health
b. (as modifier): a hazmat suit .
[C20: haz(ardous) + mat(erials)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.HAZMAT - an abbreviation for `hazardous material' used on warning signsHAZMAT - an abbreviation for `hazardous material' used on warning signs; "NO HAZMATS IN TUNNEL"
material, stuff - the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object; "coal is a hard black material"; "wheat is the stuff they use to make bread"
Translations

HAZMAT

n (inf) of hazardous materialGefahrstoff m; (Mot) → Gefahrgut nt
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