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Definition of the noun adulteration

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noun - plural: adulterations

  1. being mixed with extraneous material; the product of adulterating
    • lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
    • synonym of adulteration: debasement
    • more generic words: impureness / impurity = the condition of being impure
  2. the act of adulterating (especially the illicit substitution of one substance for another)
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • more generic word: change = the action of changing something

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Google previewThe Pharmaceutical Era (1896)

An adulteration is an addition of foreign or of inferior substances to a drug with intention to defraud; stones in a bale of...

Google previewFood Politics (2013)

What Everyone Needs to Know? by Robert Paarlberg

Food adulteration is a related issue. Consumers will spurn foods if they are found to contain ingredients not indicated on the label— especially ingredients of lower quality—even if the food is perfectly safe to consume. Ground meats are often ...

Google previewSheep Set (1836)

as well as prices become exorbitant, it is soon found that the whole effect of the adulteration is a tariff on ®ur home industry for the benefit of the countries where gold and silver circulate and maintain uniformity and moderation in prices.

Google previewThe resources and statistics of the nation, a digest of important parliamentary papers. Pt.i. A digest of the evidence given before the Import duties' committee (1841)

by Parliament commons, proc, Vict

Adulteration is a regular business, and is carried on upon a large scale. There are even establishments in London, where, by steam power, coffee, chicory, and British grain are roasted and ground upon the same premises, (2372 ;) a practice ...

Google previewRapid Methods for Food and Feed Quality Determination (2007)

by Aart van Amerongen, D. Barug, Margreet Lauwaars

Introduction Food adulteration is the process by which wholesome food is deliberately mixed with or replaced by lower quality or inappropriate materials. It has been known for centuries, with some of the earliest examples alluded to by the ...

Google previewOhio Nisi Prius and General Term Reports (1898)

Decisions of the Courts of Common Pleas and Probate Courts of Ohio; Also of the Superior Court of Cincinnati at General and Special Terms by Ohio. Courts of Common Pleas

The word “adulteration” is most explicitly defined by statute in the chapter regulating that subject. The word “deception” is nowhere defined by the statute. The word “deceptionH has no statutory definition. Adulteration is a crime defined by law.

Google previewFood Law and Regulation for Non-Lawyers (2014)

A US Perspective by Marc Sanchez

Concurrent Jurisdiction—FDA and Federal Trade Commission Economic adulteration is the first area of law where we encounter concurrent jurisdiction with a federal agency that is unaffiliated with food regulation. In 1914 Congress provided ...

Google previewCongressional Series of United States Public Documents (1836)

as well as prices become exorbitant, it is soon found that the whole effect of the adulteration is a tariff on eur home industry for the benefit of the countries where gold and silver circulate and maintain uniformity and moderation in prices.

Google previewKinn's The Medical Assistant (2013)

An Applied Learning Approach by Deborah B. Proctor, Alexandra Patricia Adams

Adulteration is the intentional manipulation of a urine sample to ...

Google previewThe Resources and Statistics of the Nation (1841)

Digest of the evidence given before the Import Duties' Committee

Adulteration is a regular business, and is carried on upon a large scale. There are even establishments in London, where, by steam power, coffee, chicory, and British grain are roasted and ground upon the same premises, (2372 ;) a practice ...

Google previewThe Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America (2013)

by Andrew Smith

Adulteration is the practice of adding unsafe amounts of chemical preservatives to foods and drinks, or adding color to conceal inferior or deteriorated food and drink products, or mixing inexpensive foods and drinks with expensive ones so as ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Diet: A Treatise on the Food Question (Complete) (2015)

by Eugene Christian

ADULTERATION. OF. MILK. The old method of adulterating milk with water has very largely gone out of practise, owing to the surveillance of city authorities, and the passing of laws that fix legal standards, which require milk to contain a certain ...

Google previewChambers's encyclopaedia (1896)

A dictionary of universal knowledge

The excuses which have at different times been urged in extenuation of adulteration are numerous, and in some cases...

Google previewPolitical Dictionary (1845)

Forming a Work of Universal Reference, Both Constitutional and Legal; and Embracing the Terms of Civil Administration, of Political Economy and Social Relations, and of All the More Important Statistical Departments of Finance and Commerce

ADULTERATION (from the Latin Adulteratio) is the use of ingredients in the production of any article, which are cheaper and not so good, or which are not considered so desirable by the consumer as other or genuine ingredients for which they ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1902)

latest edition. A dictionary of arts, sciences and general literature by Day Otis Kellogg, William Robertson Smith

ADULTERATION," the act of debasing a pure or genuine commodity for pecuniary profit, by adding to it an inferior or...

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Scrabble value of A1D2U1L1T1E1R1A1T1I1O1N1

The value of this 12-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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