decontaminate

[ dee-kuh n-tam-uh-neyt ]SEE DEFINITION OF decontaminate

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They want our planets, and they didn't want to have to decontaminate them when they took them over.

Nobody's had time to decontaminate this whole planet like they did Earth.

A few essential manufactures had also been revived, mostly in the form of machine shops to decontaminate engine parts.

WORD ORIGIN

1936, from de- + contaminate. Originally in reference to poison gas. Related: Decontaminated; decontaminating.

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