contamination


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contamination

noun adulteration, corruption, decay, defilement, degradation, despoilment, impureness, impurity, infection, pollution, vitiation
See also: air pollution, defilement, detriment, perversion
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3) Per the test method, small amounts of the PCBA contamination residue are dissolved in a solution (typically IPA and DI water), and then heated in an 80[degrees]C bath for 60 min.
More than one-third of the total contamination cases were still under investigation last year, and regulators had planned or implemented "corrective action" in nearly 900 others.
He and others have asked for soil tests for chemical or radioactive contamination beneath their lots.
We do have a directive on foreign material contamination.
Industrial radioactive material applications, however, actually carry the greatest hazard potential for causing broader contamination within a foundry and pose the risk for both internal and external human exposure.
contamination treatment costs be capitalized or charged to expense?
Decades of nuclear research and chemical use left massive contamination at the lab.
Lead contamination of candies has been recognized as a problem since 1820, when a British study found the poison widespread in London confectionary products.
Speakers offered perspectives on bacterial contamination of animal teed, including examples of human illnesses traced to Salmonella-contaminated feed, and data showing how contaminated animal feed contributes to human foodborne illness.
While the media has focused most of its attention on mold contamination in homes, faulty HVAC systems and other infrastructure malfunctions have exposed workers to bacterial contamination and their debilitating effects in the workplace.
Tom Lenhart of the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District, which owns the Southerly plant, says that Advanced Medical Systems was largely responsible for the cobalt-60 contamination.
Using its own diagnostic technique and a relatively uncommon device for controlling hydraulic fluid contamination, the Findlay plant has seen downtime on its five large injection presses fall significantly.

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