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English noun: contamination

1. contamination (state) the state of being contaminated


Synonymstaint


Broader (hypernym)impureness, impurity


Narrower (hyponym)dust contamination

2. contamination (substance) a substance that contaminates


Synonymscontaminant


Broader (hypernym)material, stuff

3. contamination (act) the act of contaminating or polluting; including (either intentionally or accidentally) unwanted substances or factors


Synonymspollution


Broader (hypernym)dirtying, soiling, soilure


Narrower (hyponym)dust contamination


Antonymsdecontamination









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