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Definition of the noun adulterant
What does adulterant mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: adulterants
- any substance that lessens the purity or effectiveness of a substance
Alternative definition of the noun adulterant
- That which adulterates; or reduces the purity of.
Definition of the adjective adulterant
What does adulterant mean as an attribute of a noun?
- making impure or corrupt by adding extraneous materials
Adulterant: An adulterant is a substance found within other substances, although not allowed for legal or other reasons. The addition of adulterants is called adulteration. An adulterant is distinct from, for example, permitted food additives. There can be a fine line between adulterant and additive; chicory may be added to coffee to reduce the cost—this is adulteration if not declared, but may be stated on the label. The term "contamination" is usually used for the inclusion of unwanted substances due to accident or negligence rather than intent.
- also known as 混淆品
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by Sir George Watt
A largely consumed adulterant of coffee is a substitute for chicory known as mochara.
by Robert Alan Lewis
adulterant. 1: an impurity; an additive or contaminant that is considered to be undesirable. 2: any chemical impurity or substance that is not allowed by law in a panicular food, ...
by George Watt
A largely consumed adulterant of coffee is a substitute for chicory known as moohara.
by Robert Alan Lewis
adulterant. any chemical impurity ...
Licensed Traders' Dictionary (1903)
by Albert B. Deane
It is used as a cheap adulterant of syrups, beers, etc. 02. An oily, viscous liquid, colourless, and odourless, and with a hot sweetish taste. It is obtained from fats by saponification, or, on a large scale, by the action of super-heated steam.
A Dictionary of Popular Names of the Plants which Furnish the Natural and Acquired Wants of Man, in All Matters of Domestic and General Economy (1882)
Their History, Products, & Uses by John Smith
The Coffee of the shops in course of time became greatly adulterated, the principal adulterant being the ground roots of chicory, ...
A Dictionary of Science (2017)
by Jonathan Law
adulterant. See CUTTING AGENT. advanced. gascooled. reactor. (AGR) See NUCLEAR REACTOR. adventitious. Describing organs or other structures that arise in unusual positions. For example, ivy has adventitious roots growing from its ...
A Dictionary of Chemistry (2008)
by John Daintith
(adulterant). A substance used to dilute illegal drugs such as heroine and cocaine. Examples include flour, starch, sugar, and caffeine. cyanamide 1. An inorganic.
by Sir Thomas Edward Thorpe
By far the most important adulterant of coffee is chicory (q.v.), but owing to the public preference ...
by Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor
an adulterant used to dilute crack cocaine US A chemical that when baked looks, smells, and tastes like CRACK. Max«s recipe calls for an ®eighth ̄ of cocaine (1/8 kilo, or 125 grams), 60 grams ...
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Scrabble value of A1D2U1L1T1E1R1A1N1T1
The value of this 10-letter word is 11 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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