Decontamination

Removal or breakdown of any pesticide chemical from any surface or piece of equipment.

Decontamination

Removal of harmful substances such as noxious chemicals, harmful bacteria or other organisms, or radioactive material from exposed individuals, rooms and furnishings in buildings, or the exterior environment.

Decontamination

Decontamination is the process of cleansing an object or substance to remove contaminants such as micro-organisms or hazardous materials, including chemicals, radioactive substances, and infectious diseases. Decontamination is sometimes abbreviated as `decon`, `dcon` or `decontam`. The purpose of decontamination is to prevent the spread of m...
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Decontamination

Decontamination procedures eliminate radioactive, poisonous or other harmful substances. In military terms decontamination is often required following chemical or biological warfare attacks, or exposure to radiation caused by a nuclear explosion or devices such as a dirty bomb.
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Decontamination

the reduction or removal of radioactive contamination from a structure, object, or person.
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decontamination

(de″kәn-tam″ĭ-na´shәn) the freeing of a person or object from some contaminating substance such as war gas, radioactive material, or bacteria.
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decontamination

(from the article `chemical weapon`) A number of methods have been found useful in decontaminating areas and people covered with chemical agents, including spraying with supertropical ...
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decontamination

[n] - the removal of contaminants
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decontamination

noun the removal of contaminants
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Decontamination

A general expression applied to situations where undesirable Contamination is removed from plant, fixtures, fittings or people. This process may simply be wiping up the contamination with a tissue, although could require applying an industrial striping technique. Two more specific subsets of this term are Environmental Decontamination and Personal....
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Decontamination

A general expression applied to situations where undesirable Contamination is removed from plant, fixtures, fittings or people. This process may simply be wiping up the contamination with a tissue, although could require applying an industrial striping technique. Two more specific subsets of this term are Environmental Decontamination and Personal ...
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decontamination

Process of rendering harmless (by neutralization, elimination, removal etc.) a potentially toxic substance in the natural environment, laboratory areas, the...
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Decontamination

Removal of harmful substances such as noxious chemicals, harmful bacteria or other organisms, or radioactive material from exposed individuals, rooms and furnishings in buildings, or the exterior environment.
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decontamination

removal of unwanted radioactive material
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decontamination

The freeing of a person or an object of some contaminating substance such as war gas, radioactive material, etc. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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Decontamination

The reduction or removal of radioactive contaminants from surfaces of equipment by washing with chemicals, by wet abrasive blasting, or by chemical processing.
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decontamination

Type: Term Pronunciation: dē′kon-tam′i-nā′shŭn Definitions: 1. Removal or neutralization of poisonous gas or other injurious agents from the environment.
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