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Definition of the noun adulterator

What does adulterator mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: adulterators

  1. any substance that lessens the purity or effectiveness of a substance
    • lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
    • synonym of adulterator: adulterant
    • more generic word: substance = a particular kind or species of matter with uniform properties
  2. a changer who lessens the purity or effectiveness of a substance
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • more generic words: changer / modifier = a person who changes something

Alternative definition of the noun adulterator


  1. One who or an agency that adulterates something requiring purity or absence of contamination.

Phrases with Adulterator

  1. Ichneumon Adulterator
  2. Species Ichneumon Adulterator

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Google previewKate Field's Washington (1894)

The adulterator is a murderer in disguise, and should be treated accordingly. National disregard of this human vampire has led to such amazing dishonesty in the preparation of foods as to threaten the extinction of the American ...

Google previewThe Spectator (1833)

The adulterator is the guilty person, not the manufacturer or open vendor of the article employed by him. Adulteration is one of the most extensive as woll as pernicious practices of English tradesmen. Pay what price you will for an article, you ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Words and Phrases Used in Ancient and Modern Law (2000)

by Arthur English

An adulterator of metals; a counterfeiter. Adultera. A woman who commits adultery. Adulterare rationes. To forge accounts. Adulterated. Corrupted; made impure. Adulteration. The mixing of inferior substances with other substances to be sold ...

Google previewBouvier's Law Dictionary and Concise Encyclopedia (1914)

by John Bouvier, Francis Rawle

ADULTERATOR (Lat). A corrupter; a counterfeiter. Adulterator moneta. A forger. Du Cange. ADULTERINE. The issue of adulterous intercourse. Those are not deemed adulterine who are begotten of a woman openly married through ignorance ...

Google previewMiddle English Dictionary (1957)

by Hans Kurath

6a: Avowter: Adulter, adulterius, adulterator ius. av<5ut(e)rer(e adj.

Google previewA Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States of America and of the Several States of the American Union (1871)

With References to the Civil and Other Systems of Foreign Law by John Bouvier, Daniel Angell Gleason

ADULTERATOR (Lat.). A corrupter; a counterfeiter .

Google previewA Complete Dictionary of the English Language (1789)

by Thomas Sheridan

Adulterator, one that makes things not genuine. SOPHISTRY, socialistic. s. Fallacious ratiocination. SOPORIFEROUS, fo-pi-rlf'-fer-us. a. Productive of fleep, opiate. SOPORIFEROUSNESS, s6-P6-rif- fer-us-nls. f. The quality of causing sleep.

Google previewA General Dictionary of the English Language (1780)

One Main Object of Which, Is, to Establish a Plain and Permanent Standard Pronunciation. : to which is Prefixed a Rhetorical Grammar by Thomas Sheridan

Adulterator, one that makes things not genuine.

Google previewPunjabi English Dictionary

adullteress adult adulterant adulterate adulteration adulterator adulterer adulteress √úRBIBB B<BB ...

Google previewA Complete Dictionary of the English Language, Both with Regard to Sound and Meaning (1790)

One Main Object of which Is, to Establish a Plain and Permanent Standard of Pronunciation, to which is Prefixed a Prosodial Grammar by Thomas Sheridan

Adulterator, one that makes things not-genuine. * SOPHlSTRY, shs'JIs-try'n s. Fallacious ratiocination. SOPORIFEROUS, so-pb-rls'ldr-its. a. Productive. of sleep , opiate. SOPORIFEROUSNESS, sb-pb-rif'r sdr-hs-nls. s. The qualityoscausing ...

Google previewDictionary of English Spelling (2005)

by Martin H. Manser

adulate adulating adulator adulatory adult fully-developed and mature person adulthood adulterate to make impure by adding something inferior adulterant adulterating adulteration adulterator adultery voluntary sexual intercourse between ...

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Adulterator Meaning

Video shows what adulterator means. One who or that which adulterates, or harms the purity of, something.. Adulterator Meaning. How to pronounce, definition ...

Scrabble value of A1D2U1L1T1E1R1A1T1O1R1

The value of this 11-letter word is 12 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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