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  • n. Plural form of contaminant.

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Examples

  • The organism is considered an indicator of whether potential contaminants from the intestines of cattle have gotten into slaughtered meat — a source of the far more dangerous E. coli O157: H7.

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  • So what to do with the news that comes from Health Canada, the federal Canadian agency that monitors health, food, and nutrition issues that some brands contain contaminants from dairy proteins?

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  • Canned salmon is mainly sockeye or pink from Alaska — a wise choice not only because the fish are low in contaminants and high in heart-healthy omega-3s, but also because they are sustainably caught.

    Environmental Defense: Mercury in Canned Tuna — Think Twice About That Lunch

  • Through small additions of certain contaminants, however, it is possible to alter the supply of carriers.

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  • Checks performed at Patria's Linnavuori facility on a Finnish Boeing F-18 fighter engine have confirmed that contaminants from the Icelandic volcanic eruption did affect the aircraft but "caused no significant damage"

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  • Checks performed on a Finnish Boeing F-18 fighter engine have confirmed that contaminants from the Icelandic volcanic eruption did affect the aircraft, but the nation's air force has concluded that the "ash dust has caused no significant damage".

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  • Another easy way to improve the quality of your diet and minimize your exposure to contaminants is to eat a wide variety of foods and eat all foods in moderation.

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  • The contaminants were the remnants of a century of mining and milling in and around Rimini.

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  • Many of the pressures on arctic wildlife originate outside the Arctic, such as contaminants in marine wildlife, habitat alteration through petroleum and mining developments, and climate changes exacerbated by increased concentrations of greenhouse gases.

    Climate change and terrestrial wildlife management in the Arctic

  • All solutions were sterile, filtered through a 0.22 µm filter prior to each assay run in order to reduce the presence of 'contaminants'.

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