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con·tam·i·nant

 (kən-tăm′ə-nənt)
n.
One that contaminates.

con•tam•i•nant

(kənˈtæm ə nənt)

n.
something that contaminates.
[1920–25; < Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.contaminant - a substance that contaminates
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"

contaminant

noun
Translations

contaminant

[kənˈtæmɪnənt] Ncontaminante m

contaminant

[kənˈtæmɪnənt] ncontaminant m

contaminant

n contaminante m
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