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decontamination

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  • n. The process of removing contamination, particularly the cleaning off of dangerous materials.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The removal of contaminants.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the removal of contaminants

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Slovakia, for example, has invested substantially in decontamination projects in recent years and is keen to win recognition for its efforts.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » European Libertarians and Federalism

  • Volunteer groups, meanwhile, are handing out thousands of so-called decontamination balls made from sand, rice husks and various micro-organisms they say kill germs in small areas of water.

    Thai Flooding Causes Threat of Disease

  • Though his "decontamination" of the Conservative brand has been remarkable, he has at times struggled to translate this party transformation into a message of national transformation.

    Loser Takes Britain

  • Given that none of the other parties are prepared to go into coalition with the Tories - evidence of how, in some respects, the "decontamination" mission has been futile - there would have been less to lose and much to gain by being the intellectual outliers and punching far above their weight rather than, as was too often the case, not punching at all.

    John Terry’s sacking as England captain tells us something interesting...

  • After all, Cameron's popularity and the "decontamination" of theTory brand bothseem solid enough.

    Labour to attack the "same old Tories"

  • Has it been released back to American or does it have to go through any kind of decontamination process?

    CNN Transcript Apr 1, 2003

  • Certain restrictions were placed on the companies, including the "decontamination" of all traces of work done there.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • About 300 support staff, which includes cleaners and house keepers, was also found not to be using personal protective equipment, especially while working in "decontamination" areas, contrary to the Veteran Affairs 'policy.

    Columbia Missourian: Latest Articles

  • This ritual became one of her primary "decontamination" strategies later when her

    NPR Topics: News

  • So even allowing for the "decontamination" process that RTE journalists undergo after an involvement in party politics, a return to a high-profile job is highly unlikely.

    Independent.ie - Frontpage RSS Feed

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