HyperDic: pollutant

English > 1 sense of the word pollutant:
NOUNsubstancepollutantwaste matter that contaminates the water or air or soil
pollutant > pronunciation
Soundspahluw'tahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > pollutant: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
Meaningwaste matter that contaminates the water or air or soil.
Narrowerchlorofluorocarbon, CFCA fluorocarbon with chlorine
dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane, DDTAn insecticide that is also toxic to animals and humans
halonA compound in which the hydrogen atoms of a hydrocarbon have been replaced by bromine and other halogen atoms
nitrogen oxideAny of several oxides of nitrogen formed by the action of nitric acid on oxidizable materials
sulfur dioxide, sulphur dioxideA colorless toxic gas (SO2) that occurs in the gases from volcanoes
Broaderwaste, waste material, waste matter, waste productAny materials unused and rejected as worthless or unwanted
Spanishcontaminante
Catalancontaminant
Verbspollutemake impure

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