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Definition of the adjective adulterating
What does adulterating mean as an attribute of a noun?
- making impure or corrupt by adding extraneous materials
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by Thomas Edward Thorpe
Bland, agree- making: adulterating other able taste. oils; in U.S. ointments. Cress-seed oil.
A London Encyclopaedia, Or Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)
Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge : Illustrated by Numerous Engravings, a General Atlas, and Appropriate Diagrams by Thomas Curtis
Adulterating as well as debasing, which includes diminishing, clipping, &c. are capital crimes in all nations—The ancients punished them with great severity: among the Egyptians both hands were cut off; and by the civil law, the offender was thrown to wild beasts. The emperor Tacitus enacted, that counterfeiting the coin should be capital; and under Constantine, it was made treason, as it is also among us. Women have, in modern times, been burnt for coining shillings; but, to the ...
The Domestic Dictionary and Housekeeper's Manual: ... The Medical Portion of the Work by John Reitch (1842)
by Gibbons MERLE, John REITCH
Good wheat flour is white, light, and when rubbed between the fingers should readily drop from them; if it adheres, moisture, or the presence of some adulterating substance may be suscted. If flour be attacked by insects, it is unfit for use, as they devour the gluten, and leave only the starch. The presence of insects may be sometimes detected by a magnifying glass, but in other cases a microscope may be necessary. The most criminal adulterations of wheaten flour are sometimes ...
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Scrabble value of A1D2U1L1T1E1R1A1T1I1N1G2
The value of this 12-letter word is 14 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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