contamination


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the state of being contaminated

Synonyms for contamination

the state of being contaminated

a substance that contaminates

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the act of contaminating or polluting

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Other potential contaminants found in the plant did not adversely affect cure: however, other deleterious effects could occur from any contamination.
Product recall insurance can be triggered by accidental contamination or malicious product tampering, or even product extortion, which is when someone threatens to tamper with a product.
Thereafter, both shells are treated as the same entity, with high lead contents inferred to result from atmospheric contamination.
Causes again include resin contamination or use of too much reclaim.
In many ways the cleanup of Rocky Flats is simply just transferring the contamination from Colorado to other states, including South Carolina, Texas, Nevada, Tennessee and New Mexico.
It is estimated that the bacterial contamination rate ranges from one in 2,000 to one in 3,000, and the risk of a clinical event related to the transfusion of a contaminated unit is approximately one in 50,000.
How much contamination is taking place on organic fields is an unanswered question.
Progress has been slow, too, in reducing contamination of the medium on which data is written and read and in increasing the data transfer rate between medium and user.
Any O157:H7 bacteria on the carcasses must have come from contamination during slaughter, he observes.
When the contamination of the land was discovered, the county government conveyed the land back to the taxpayer, who in turn incurred costs related to the contamination (e.
It sounds like something out of a bad science fiction movie: cross- contamination, antibiotic-resistant bacterial strains, even killer viruses.
This comes after a detailed investigation of the nature and extent of the contamination and possible cleanup options.
Moreover, to the extent the TAM reflects an IRS policy to allow current deductibility only when the source of contamination continues to pose a health hazard, such a policy is, at best, highly questionable.
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