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Noun: contamination  kun,ta-mi'ney-shun
  1. The state of being contaminated
    - taint
  2. A substance that contaminates
    - contaminant
  3. The act of contaminating or polluting; including (either intentionally or accidentally) unwanted substances or factors
    - pollution

Derived forms: contaminations

Type of: dirtying, impureness, impurity, material, soiling, soilure [archaic], stuff

Antonym: decontamination

Encyclopedia: Contamination