contaminator
noun see contaminate

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • contaminator — noun a) A person who contaminates b) A thing that contaminates; a contaminant See Also: contamination …   Wiktionary

  • contaminator — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun One that contaminates: adulterant, adulterator, contaminant, contamination, impurity, poison, pollutant. See CLEAN …   English dictionary for students

  • contaminator — n. someone or something which infects or taints …   English contemporary dictionary

  • contaminator — con·tam·i·na·tor …   English syllables

  • contaminator — kənˈtaməˌnād.ə(r), ātə noun ( s) : one that contaminates …   Useful english dictionary

  • contaminate — transitive verb ( nated; nating) Etymology: Middle English, from Latin contaminatus, past participle of contaminare; akin to Latin contingere to have contact with more at contingent Date: 15th century 1. a. to soil, stain, corrupt, or infect by… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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