adulterant Meaning, Definition & Usage
noun any substance that lessens the purity or effectiveness of a substance
- it is necessary to remove the adulterants before use
adjective making impure or corrupt by adding extraneous materials
- the adulterating effect of extraneous materials
, p. pr. of adulterare
- That which is used to adulterate anything. -- a. Adulterating; as, adulterant agents and processes.
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