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 Dictionary entry overview: What does contaminating mean? 

  The adjective CONTAMINATING has 2 senses:

1. spreading pollution or contamination; especially radioactive contamination
2. that infects or taints

  Familiarity information: CONTAMINATING used as an adjective is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1contaminating [BACK TO TOP]


Spreading pollution or contamination; especially radioactive contamination


contaminating; dirty

Context examples:

the air near the foundry was always dirty / a dirty bomb releases enormous amounts of long-lived radioactive fallout

Sense 2contaminating [BACK TO TOP]


That infects or taints


contaminating; corrupting


infectious (easily spread)

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