Definition of pollutant in English:

pollutant

Syllabification: pol·lu·tant
Pronunciation: /pəˈlo͞otnt
 
/

noun

A substance that pollutes something, especially water or the atmosphere: chemical pollutants [as modifier]: pollutant gases
More example sentences
  • Pentachlorophenol (PCP) is a good example of a nasty environmental pollutant.
  • The emphasis is not on taxing pollutants or simply outlawing pollutants.
  • The finding could help determine the background levels of various water pollutants.

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