A substance used to adulterate another.
More example sentences
- Crack is a combination of cocaine hydrochloride, baking soda, and other adulterants which gives rise to a rock-like substance.
- The adulterants ranged from water in the case of milk, cheaper varieties of oils in the case of edible oils to colours in the case of rice and tea.
- Heat is applied to the bottle, thereby separating the adulterants from the rock and leaving behind a gel-like substance containing a concentrated cocaine-based solution.
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Definition of adulterant in:
- The US English dictionary