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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The quality or condition of being toxic.
  • n. The degree to which a substance is toxic.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Degree to which a toxic substance may harm a cell or organism.
  • n. The quality of being toxic.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The quality or state of being toxic or poisonous; poisonousness.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state of being toxic.

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

  • n. grave harmfulness or deadliness
  • n. the degree to which something is poisonous

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