Synonyms for adulterator

Grammar : Noun
Spell : verb uh-duhl-tuh-reyt; adjective uh-duhl-ter-it, -tuh-reyt
Phonetic Transcription : verb əˈdʌl təˌreɪt; adjective əˈdʌl tər ɪt, -təˌreɪt

Définition of adulterator

Origin :
  • 1530s, back-formation from adulteration, or else from Latin adulteratus, past participle of adulterare "to falsify, corrupt," also "to commit adultery." Earlier verb was adulter (late 14c.). Related: Adulterated; adulterating.
  • noun contaminant
Example sentences :
  • Some knowledge of chemistry figures in the mental outfit of every dynamiter and adulterator of foods.
  • Extract from : « The Unpopular Review Vol. I » by Various
  • Fish oil being of about, if not quite, the same specific gravity as pure linseed oil, the adulterator can beat the hydrometer.
  • Extract from : « Practical Carriage and Wagon Painting » by Mayton Clarence Hillick

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