Translation of contaminate in Spanish:


contaminar, v.

Pronunciation /kənˈtæməˌneɪt/ /kənˈtamɪneɪt/

Definition of contaminar in Spanish

transitive verb

  • 1

    to become contaminated contaminarse
    • Apparently parents emit poisonous substances which contaminate their kids in much the same way that humans pollute the environment.
    • They added somebody stealing food can be jailed while those who poison people by contaminating food can get away scot free.
    • Groundwater will be polluted, which would contaminate drinking water.
    • He notes that although it was just water, there were dead fish and poison oak contaminating the water all over the course.
    • It can crash through the armour of a modern tank and it poisons land and contaminates water supplies for years causing cancers and genetic defects.
    • If not properly disposed of, these substances can contaminate ground water.
    • The poison could be used to contaminate food or water, which would achieve the aim of spreading panic, or left on door handles in busy buildings.
    • Chemicals in everyday products such as good packaging and cosmetics contaminate our air, water and soil.
    • It was approved only for animal feed but was found to be contaminating several corn products sold to consumers.
    • If mercury is found in local soil, it can contaminate the fish supply.
    • Many types of viral and bacterial pathogens that grow in the gut of infected people may contaminate water and food.
    • But this should not be carried out on-farm because it can further contaminate the ground and infect other cattle.
    • The test results showed that raw sewage is contaminating the bathing areas.
    • I think most people are tired of this way of contaminating the political agenda.
    • They must be dismantled on an impermeable surface to avoid contaminating the ground.
    • I think there's paranoia in the national press and that contaminates the foreign press.
    • They want to make sure that nothing contaminates the evidence.
    • The amount of mercury found in fish may be 3,000 times the original concentration in the contaminated water.
    • Sources of contaminated soils include manufacturers, businesses, retail establishments, government and individuals.
    • Air pollution can hurt animals and humans when they inhale contaminated air.