decontaminator
noun see decontaminate

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • decontaminator — See decontaminant. * * * …   Universalium

  • decontaminator — n. someone or something that removes contamination (radioactive material, toxic chemicals, etc.) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • decontaminator — decontamˈinātor noun • • • Main Entry: ↑decontaminate …   Useful english dictionary

  • decontaminate — transitive verb Date: 1936 to rid of contamination (as radioactive material) • decontamination noun • decontaminator noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • decontaminate — decontamination, n. decontaminative, adj. decontaminator, n. /dee keuhn tam euh nayt /, v.t., decontaminated, decontaminating. 1. to make (an object or area) safe for unprotected personnel by removing, neutralizing, or destroying any harmful… …   Universalium

  • disinfectant — Synonyms and related words: acaricide, anthelmintic, antibiotic, antiseptic, bactericide, bleaching powder, bug bomb, carbamate insecticide, carbolic acid, chemosterilant, chlorinated hydrocarbon insecticide, chlorine, cleaner, cleanser, contact… …   Moby Thesaurus

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