Contamination

  • 1 contamination — [ kɔ̃taminasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • mil. XIVe; lat. contaminatio 1 ♦ Vx Souillure résultant d un contact impur. 2 ♦ Envahissement (d un objet, d un milieu, d un organisme vivant) par des micro organismes pathogènes (⇒ contage, contagion), ou par des… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 contamination — CONTAMINATION. s. f. Souillure. Contamination légale. Suivant la Loi de Moïse, il y avoit plusieurs sortes de contaminations. Il est vieux …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • 3 Contamination — Con*tam i*na tion (k[o^]n*t[a^]m [i^]*n[=a] sh[u^]n), n. [L. contaminatio.] The act or process of contaminating; pollution; defilement; taint; also, that which contaminates. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Contamination — (v. lat.), Befleckung …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 5 Contamination — Contamination, lat., Besudelung, Befleckung …

    Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • 6 contamination — I noun adulteration, corruption, debauchment, decay, defilement, degradation, despoilment, impureness, impurity, infection, pollution, vitiation II index air pollution, defilement, detriment, perversion …

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  • 7 contamination — (n.) early 15c., from L. contaminationem (nom. contaminatio), noun of action from pp. stem of contaminare (see CONTAMINATE (Cf. contaminate)). Figurative sense is from c.1620; specifically of radioactivity from 1913 …

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  • 8 contamination — [n] adulteration contagion, corruption, decay, defilement, dirtying, disease, epidemic, filth, foulness, impurity, infection, pestilence, plague, poisoning, pollution, radioactivation, rottenness, spoliation, taint; concepts 230,306,674 Ant.… …

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  • 9 contamination — Contamination. s. f. v. Soüilleure. Il ne se dit que de soüilleures de la loy de Moyse …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 10 contamination — [kən tam΄ə nā′shən] n. [ME contaminacioun < L contaminatio] 1. a contaminating or being contaminated 2. something that contaminates …

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  • 11 Contamination — For other uses, see Contamination (disambiguation). Contamination is the presence of a minor and unwanted constituent (contaminant) in material, physical body, natural environment, at a workplace, etc. Specifics Contamination also has more… …

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  • 12 contamination — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ serious, widespread ▪ possible, potential ▪ environmental, food, soil, water ▪ …

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  • 13 Contamination .7 — Filmdaten Originaltitel Contamination. 7 Produktionsland Italien …

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  • 14 Contamination — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. La contamination (du latin souillure) est le terme médical utilisé pour désigner l envahissement d un organisme vivant ou d une chose par des micro… …

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  • 15 contamination — contaminate con‧tam‧i‧nate [kənˈtæmneɪt] verb [transitive] 1. to make something dirty and dangerous, for example with chemicals or poison: • A large number of eggs were contaminated with salmonella. 2. INSURANCE to spoil goods carried by a ship …

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  • 16 contamination — UK [kənˌtæmɪnˈneɪʃ(ə)n] / US noun [uncountable] 1) the process of making something dirty, polluted, or poisonous by adding a chemical, waste, or infection [ex] They are concerned about levels of contamination in our oceans. 2) substances that… …

    English dictionary

  • 17 contamination — /keuhn tam euh nay sheuhn/, n. 1. the act of contaminating. 2. the state of being contaminated. 3. something that contaminates. 4. Ling. a. an alternation in a linguistic form due to the influence of a related form, as the replacement in English… …

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  • 18 contamination — užterštumas statusas Aprobuotas sritis karo inžinerija apibrėžtis Cheminių, radioaktyviųjų medžiagų ar bakterijų, kurių koncentracija viršija leidžiamą lygį, arba gamtinių medžiagų, kurių koncentracija pasiekusi kenksmingą lygį, buvimas aplinkoje …

    Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • 19 contamination — užkrėtimas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. contamination vok. Kontamination, f; Verseuchung, f rus. заражение, n pranc. contamination, f …

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  • 20 contamination — užtarša statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. contamination vok. Kontamination, f rus. заражение, n pranc. contamination, f …

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