adulterant

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a·dul·ter·ant

 (ə-dŭl′tər-ənt)
n.
A substance that adulterates.
adj.
Serving to adulterate.
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adulterant

(əˈdʌltərənt)
n
a substance or ingredient that adulterates
adj
adulterating
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a•dul•ter•ant

(əˈdʌl tər ənt)

n.
1. a substance that adulterates.
adj.
2. adulterating.
[1745–55; < Latin]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.adulterant - any substance that lessens the purity or effectiveness of a substance; "it is necessary to remove the adulterants before use"
substance - a particular kind or species of matter with uniform properties; "shigella is one of the most toxic substances known to man"
Adj.1.adulterant - making impure or corrupt by adding extraneous materials; "the adulterating effect of extraneous materials"
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adulterant

noun
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