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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Pollution  \Pol*lu"tion\,  n.  [L.  pollutio:  cf  F.  pollution.] 
  1.  The  act  of  polluting,  or  the  state  of  being  polluted  (in 
  any  sense  of  the  verb);  defilement;  uncleanness;  impurity. 
 
  2.  (Med.)  The  emission  of  semen,  or  sperm,  at  other  times 
  than  in  sexual  intercourse.  --Dunglison. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  pollution 
  n  1:  the  state  of  being  contaminated  with  harmful  substances 
  2:  the  state  of  being  polluted  [syn:  {befoulment},  {defilement}] 
  3:  the  act  of  contaminating  or  polluting;  including  (either 
  intentionally  or  accidentally)  unwanted  substances  or 
  factors  [syn:  {contamination}]  [ant:  {decontamination}] 




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