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contamination

A condition of impurity resulting from mixture with a foreign substance.

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Didn't he suffer contamination from the indolence of Captain Anthony, I inquired.
But with the judge it is otherwise; since he governs mind by mind; he ought not therefore to have been trained among vicious minds, and to have associated with them from youth upwards, and to have gone through the whole calendar of crime, only in order that he may quickly infer the crimes of others as he might their bodily diseases from his own self-consciousness; the honourable mind which is to form a healthy judgment should have had no experience or contamination of evil habits when young.
It seemed to me that a stronger breeze would have blown away the contamination which clung to the ship.
The influence of example on one hand, and the contamination of too free an intercourse on the other, began to manifest themselves, even in that portion of his own flock, which he had supposed to be too thoroughly folded in spiritual government ever to stray.
However, the most astonishing and, if I may so express myself, the most painful, thing in this matter, is that you cannot even understand, young man, that Lizabetha Prokofievna, only stayed with you because you are ill, --if you really are dying--moved by the pity awakened by your plaintive appeal, and that her name, character, and social position place her above all risk of contamination. Lizabetha Prokofievna!" he continued, now crimson with rage, "if you are coming, we will say goodnight to the prince, and--"
The contamination of her crime spread out, tainted the universe, tainted himself; woke up all the dormant infamies of the world; caused a ghastly kind of clairvoyance in which he could see the towns and fields of the earth, its sacred places, its temples and its houses, peopled by monsters--by monsters of duplicity, lust, and murder.
Approximately 18(16%) deaths have been recorded out of total 114(57%) TTIs reported due to transfusion of bacterial contaminated platelets.3 The bacterial contaminations of platelets units are approximately 1 in 1,000 to 3,000.
It was suspected that they were infected due to manipulation of contaminated prosthesis.11 Savitha and Srinivas reported that the pumice slurry freshly made by using disinfectant was free from most of contaminations.16 However, in present study, when we inquired the dental laboratories about the water they used, most of the laboratories use tap water and do not use disinfectant in pumice slurry.
In a further test, we used black pellets with different metallic contaminations in order to prove the efficiency of X-ray technologies.
At that point, according to the DOD, the relevant environmental agencies would assume jurisdictional authority and impose monitoring requirements and cleanup orders to address the offsite migration at the contaminations source.
Out of which, 61 (41%) water sources were safe while 89 (59%) were evaluated as unsafe due to prevailing bacteriological contamination (40%) as well as higher values of Nitrate (33%) and Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) 11% than PSQCA drinking water quality standards.