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- n. The action of adulterating, being mixed with extraneous material, illicit substitution of one substance for another.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of adulterating; corruption, or debasement (esp. of food or drink) by foreign mixture.
- n. An adulterated state or product.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of adulterating, or the state of being adulterated or debased by admixture with something else, generally of inferior quality; the use, in the production of any professedly genuine article, of ingredients which are cheaper and of an inferior quality, or which are not considered so desirable by the consumer as other or genuine ingredients for which they are substituted.
- n. The product or result of the act of adulterating; that which is adulterated.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. being mixed with extraneous material; the product of adulterating
- n. the act of adulterating (especially the illicit substitution of one substance for another)
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They also know how to select herbs from reputable producers so that the risk of adulteration is minimized.
On returning to his native land, he still continued to turn his chemical knowledge to account, by giving his services to that particular branch of our commercial industry which is commonly described as the adulteration of commodities; and from this he had gradually risen to the more refined pursuit of adulterating gold and silver -- or, to use the common phrase again, making bad money.
When this method was first introduced, it was calumniated and despised -- called adulteration of wine, and even prohibited by the governments of Europe; but, DR.
When thus, by depreciation in consequence of the quantity of paper in circulation, wages as well as prices become exorbitant, it is soon found that the whole effect of the adulteration is a tariff on our home industry for the benefit of the countries where gold and silver circulate and maintain uniformity and moderation in prices.
When thus, by the depreciation in consequence of the quantity of paper in circulation, wages as well as prices become exorbitant, it is soon found that the whole effect of the adulteration is a tariff on our home industry for the benefit of the countries where gold and silver circulate and maintain uniformity and moderation in prices.
Why are you always promoting some kind of adulteration or debasement of our culture?
In other words, the rapidly changing styles of to-day and the limited supply of wool are responsible for the wholesale adulteration which is being practised in modern cloth manufacture.
Soap is subject to another kind of adulteration called filling, or weighting.
It has also highlighted, again like past committees, the need to eliminate adulteration which is leading to a leakage of as much as 35 percent of kerosene supplies from the public distribution system.
Planter by talented Korean designers minkyung an and Mi-hwa Chang is the perfect answer to the problems of environment pollution and food adulteration which is escalating day by day.