impurity

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (US) IPA (key): /ɪmˈpjɝɪti/ or /ɪmˈpjurɪti/

Noun[change]

Singular
impurity

Plural
impurities

This gemstone turned golden yellow due to iron impurities.
  1. Impurity is the condition of being impure because of contamination or pollution.
  2. An impurity is a something that makes something else impure.

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