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noun as in ablution

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The disease is spread via bodily fluids, necesitating strict isolation for the patients and thorough decontamination.

A wooden decontamination building was erected just a few hundred yards down from the guard post.

He says BP still owes him $15,000 for two deckhands and another $20,000 for decontamination and repainting of his boat.

So he took a decontamination shower alone, clothes on, and then drove home through empty streets to his empty house.

The Tories' "decontamination" strategy was designed for happier times.

He didn't know what was meant by full decontamination procedure.

He went through the radiation trap to the decontamination chamber to wash off whatever it was he had picked up.

He wandered around the decontamination room, looking at everything, hoping he might see something that would give him a clue.

Some of the first, heavily loaded, were lifted to emptiness again and the process of decontamination of their hulls began.

Inside the decontamination chamber, the Planeteers took off their masks and faced Rip with admiring grins.


On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to decontamination, such as: bath, cleansing, lavation, purification, shower, and showering.

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