from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- transitive verb To eliminate contamination in.
- transitive verb To make safe by eliminating poisonous or otherwise harmful substances, such as noxious chemicals or radioactive material.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- transitive verb To remove contamination or contaminants from, by a cleansing process; -- usually used of radioactive, infectious, or toxic materials.
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- verb To
remove contaminationfrom something, and thus render it safe.
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- verb rid of contamination
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