contamination

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contamination
Definition
Noun 
The act or process of contaminating; pollution; defilement; taint; also, that which contaminates.
Noun 
Linguistics
A process whereby words with related meanings come to have similar sounds.
Meaning note
linguistics
Noun 
Linguistics
The influence of one form (often from a foreign language) on the historical development of another form to which it may be related in meaning.
Meaning note
linguistics, etymology
Noun 
The process of making a material or surface unclean or unsuited for its intended purpose, usually by the addition or attachment of undesirable foreign substances.
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