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 Meanings and Examples of CONTAMINATION
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 n.  pollution; process of making a material or surface unclean or unsuited for its intended purpose
Classic Sentence:
1  Her strongest sense was one of personal contamination.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: Chapter 9
2  The pilgrim extricated himself, as if there were contamination in the touch.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VI
3  Mrs. Peniston felt as if there had been a contagious illness in the house, and she was doomed to sit shivering among her contaminated furniture.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: Chapter 11
4  Kennicott asserted that Westlake and McGanum and their contaminated families were tricky, but Carol had found them gracious.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VII
5  My house has been contaminated long enough.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXII
Example Sentence: (17 in 2 pages)
1  A memory without blot or contamination must be an exquisite treasure: is it not?
2  After you sterilize the bandages, place them in a container and seal it with a hermetic seal to protect them from contamination by airborne bacteria.
3  Little girl, a memory without blot or contamination must be an exquisite treasure--an inexhaustible source of pure refreshment: is it not?
4  Not to mention the fact that the prisons responsible for the disease just don't go away - once they're in the soil, long term contamination is a major issue.
5  Manure and improperly composted manure can be a source of pathogen contamination on crop products intended for human consumption.
6  There is already a high level of environmental contamination.
7  Experts are trying to track down the source of the contamination in the water supply.
8  The packaging must provide an effective barrier to prevent contamination of the product.
9  Three thousand factories and defense facilities are contaminated by radiation.
10  Much of the coast has been contaminated by nuclear waste.
11  Nuclear weapons plants across the country are heavily contaminated with toxic wastes.
12  In English, slag is the mostly contaminated waste product of the iron- and steel-making process that would be inimical to agriculture.
13  Since the contaminated milk poisoned nearly fifteen-thousand people in June, Japan has been in the grip of a food scare.
14  Water purification is the process of removing contaminants from a raw water source.
15  Even the air you breathe is micro-filtered for outside contaminants.