Contaminant

Unwanted material; physical contaminants of compost can include glass, plastic and stones; chemical contaminants can include trace heavy metals and toxic organic compounds; biological contaminants can include pathogens.

Contaminant

Any physical, chemical, biological, or radiological substance or matter that has an adverse effect on air, water, or soil. Can include a naturally occurring substance present in unusually high concentrations.

Contaminant

A micro-organism, virus or substance accidentally introduced into a culture, substrate of medium.

contaminant

An impurity or foreign substance whose presence on an assembly could electrolytically, chemically, or galvanically corrode the system.
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contaminant

(kәn-tam┬┤ĭ-nәnt) something that causes contamination.
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contaminant

contamination noun a substance that contaminates
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contaminant

a foreign substance or material in an insulating liquid or gas which usually has deleterious effect on one or more properties
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Contaminant

A substance that is either present in an environment where it does not belong or is present at level
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contaminant

An impurity not intended to be present in the product that may be introduced through such things as poor cleaning, processing, lack of appropriate environmental and personnel controls during the manufacturing process, handling and distribution.
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contaminant

An impurity; any material of an extraneous nature associated with a chemical, a pharmaceutical preparation, a physiologic principle, or an infectious agent. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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Contaminant

Any biological, chemical, physical or radiological substance that has an negative effect on air, soil or water.
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Contaminant

Any foreign or unwanted substance that can have a negative effect on system operation, life or reliability.
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Contaminant

Any physical, chemical, biological, or radiological substance or matter that has an adverse effect on air, water, or soil.
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Contaminant

Any physical, chemical, biological, or radiological substance or matter that has an adverse effect on air, water, or soil.
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Contaminant

Any physical, chemical, biological, or radiological substance causing an impurity in the environment.
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Contaminant

Impurity or foreign substance that affects one or more properties of composite material, particularly adhesion.
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contaminant

Type: Term Pronunciation: kon-tam′i-nant Definitions: 1. An impurity; any material of an extraneous nature associated with a chemical, a pharmaceutical preparation, a physiologic principle, or an infectious agent.
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contaminant

[n] - a substance that contaminates
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