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Alternative word for contaminated

Alternative word for contaminated

Alternative word for contaminated

Hi guys,
This may sound a bit strangle to a few of you, but I'm working on a report and trying to avoid from using the term "contaminated" in the statement "oil contaminated material". The only alternative that I've come up with is "oil exposed and entrained material". Does anyone else have any suggestions?

RE: Alternative word for contaminated

Oh wow, thanks Einstein. If anyone else has any suggestions, who has experience submitting sensitive material, please let me know:)

RE: Alternative word for contaminated

How about "infused"?

"Is it the only lesson of history that mankind is unteachable?"
--Winston S. Churchill

RE: Alternative word for contaminated

Material that had been exposed to oil.
Oil impregnated.
Material that may have come into contact with oil.

"Any water can be made potable if you filter it through enough money"

RE: Alternative word for contaminated

Just state the material and then add "with oil".
"Fruit punch with oil" Someone may even think its supposed to be there.

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