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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any substance that lessens the purity or effectiveness of a substance

Usage examples (29)
  • Adulterants in food have been in the news a great deal lately.
  • There was a zinc adulterant in one mix and only one mix.
  • As an adulterant it wears shabby and loses its brightness.
  • In moderate amounts it is not generally considered an adulterant. for more
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