impurity

  1. worthless material that should be removed
  2. the condition of being impure

impurity

An item present in a mineral which is not part of its integral structure, and may change its optical properties, such as color.
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Impurity

Impurities are substances inside a confined amount of liquid, gas, or solid, which differ from the chemical composition of the material or compound. Impurities are either naturally occurring or added during synthesis of a chemical or commercial product. During production, impurities may be purposely, accidentally, inevitably, or incidentally added...
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Impurity

• (n.) Want of ceremonial purity; defilement. • (n.) That which is, or which renders anything, impure; foul matter, action, language, etc.; a foreign ingredient. • (n.) The condition or quality of being impure in any sense; defilement; foulness; adulteration.
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Impurity

Im·pu'ri·ty noun ; plural Impurities . [ Latin impuritas : confer French impureté .] 1. The condition or quality of being impure in any sense; defilement; foulness; adulteration. « Profaneness, impurity , or scandal, is not wit.» Buckminster....
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Impurity

A foreign atom in a crystal. See also: Crystal, Donor.
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impurity

A substance unintentionally contained in a product other than the desired substance.
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Impurity

An element unintentionally allowed in a metal or alloy. Some impurities have little effect on properties; others will grossly damage the alloy.
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impurity

foreign atoms in a single-element semiconductor foreign atoms or either an excess or a deficiency of atoms with respect to the stochiometric composition of a compound semiconductor
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Impurity

Impurities are substances inside a confined amount of liquid, gas, or solid, which differ from the chemical composition of the material or compound.
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impurity

Origin: L. Impuritas: cf. F. Impurete. ... 1. The condition or quality of being impure in any sense; defilement; foulness; adulteration. 'Profaneness, impurity, or scandal, is not wit.' (Buckminster) ... 2. That which is, or which renders anything, impure; foul matter, action, language, etc.; a foreign ingredient. 'Foul impurities reigned among the...
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impurity

the condition of having extraneous elements
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impurity

[n] - worthless material that should be removed 2. [n] - the condition of being impure
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