polluter

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n polluter a person or organization that causes pollution of the environment
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: An average home creates more pollution than does the average car
    • n Polluter One who pollutes.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: One tree can filter up to sixty pounds of pollutants from the air each year.
    • n polluter One who pollutes or profanes; a defiler.
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Quotations

  • Dan Quayle
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    “It isn't pollution that's harming the environment. It's the impurities in our air and water that are doing it.”
  • Gunther Grass
    Gunther Grass
    “We already have the statistics for the future: the growth percentages of pollution, overpopulation, desertification. The future is already in place.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “Hate pollutes the mind.”
  • Patrick Buchanan
    Patrick Buchanan
    “Just as there's garbage that pollutes the Potomac river, there is garbage polluting our culture. We need an Environmental Protection Agency to clean it up.”
  • Rene Dubos
    Rene Dubos
    “The most important pathological effects of pollution are extremely delayed and indirect.”
  • R. Buckminster Fuller
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    “Pollution is nothing but the resources we are not harvesting. We allow them to disperse because we've been ignorant of their value.”

Usage

In literature:

The flowers had not lost their freshness, the odours of dust and feverish human breath had not yet polluted the atmosphere.
"Phantom Fortune, A Novel" by M. E. Braddon
Imagine, then, ought passing these two children, which could pollute their persons, what would be their feelings?
"Brotherly Love" by Mrs. Sherwood
Not until the earth is no more, will its polluted and bloody pages cease to testify against slavery.
"The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Part 1 of 4" by American Anti-Slavery Society
A union of virtue with pollution is the triumph of licentiousness.
"The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Part 3 of 4" by American Anti-Slavery Society
A union of virtue with pollution is the triumph of licentiousness.
"The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Part 4 of 4" by American Anti-Slavery Society
Not until the earth is no more, will its polluted and bloody pages cease to testify against slavery.
"The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus" by American Anti-Slavery Society
No man need envy me the vile and polluted triumph I am now to gain!
"Caleb Williams" by William Godwin
Said that he was the officer, and that as the rank-and-file were not allowed to pollute the same atmosphere, thought I should score.
"Bedridden and The Winter Offensive" by W.W. Jacobs
Said that he was the officer, and that as the rank-and-file were not allowed to pollute the same atmosphere, thought I should score.
"Deep Waters, The Entire Collection" by W.W. Jacobs
We want not our burying-grounds polluted with such hypocrites.
"The Lions of the Lord" by Harry Leon Wilson
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In poetry:

"But whoso strives with wrong may find
Its touch pollute, its darkness blind;
And learn, as latent fraud is shown
In others' faith, to doubt his own.
"The Chapel of the Hermits" by John Greenleaf Whittier
No inward inclination did I feel
To avarice or pride: my soul did kneel
In admiration all the day. No lust, nor strife,
Polluted then my infant life.
"Innocence" by Thomas Traherne
In that great cloister's stillness and seclusion,
By guardian angels led,
Safe from temptation, safe from sin's pollution,
She lives, whom we call dead.
"By The Fireside : Resignation" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
"Left vacant by our fall. That spirit placed
In mortal form, must every trial bear,
'Midst all that can pollute; and, if defaced
But by one stain, it may not enter there.
"Zophiel’s Lament Over Altheetor" by Maria Gowen Brooks
The Sire of mercy is a Spirit bless'd,
Therefore with spirit and with mind sincere,
And inward truth, he still must be address'd,
And with a heart from all pollution clear.
"Advice To Serve God" by Rees Prichard
Cast in the lot.
Again, with looks aghast,
The captive in the trench a billet cast. Pronounce his name who here pollutes the plain,
The leader of the mailed hosts of Spain!
"The Missionary - Canto Fourth" by William Lisle Bowles

In news:

At the same time, the municipal government in Guangzhou, one of China's largest cities, has sharply reduced this summer the number of new car registrations it allows so as to reduce traffic congestion and air pollution.
Cash For Clunkers' Effect on Pollution.
Study tied high pollution to lower test scores for memory, language.
For 30 years, the Clean Water Act has served as the nation's major defense against the pollution of inland and ocean waters.
You don't want to risk inhaling too much of that oppressive soup of pollutants that is passing for air in the New York metropolitan region.
In the past three years, the Environmental Protection Agency has been proposing an array of new rules on air pollution in the United States.
Coal Project Would Accelerate Pollution, Clog Rail Lines.
Dimming the Sun In "Clean Air Technologies," discover some of the tools that exist to reduce and prevent air pollution.
View full size Courtesy FirstEnergy FirstEnergy Corp. Plans to shut down six older coal-fired power plants, including this one in Eastlake , by Sept 1 because they will not meet new federal air pollution standards.
School buses emit less pollution.
Noise Pollution Should Encompass Mobile Sources.
The Environmental Protection Agency provides a variety of references and studies on air pollution.
The Lacey Township based power plant received a renewal of the New Jersey Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NJPDES) from the Department of Environmental Protection.
A new study measuring indoor air pollution in California childcare centers found the majority had higher than recommended levels of formaldehyde .
A group with ties to the fossil fuel industry launched a new ad campaign today pushing the idea that carbon dioxide isn't an environmental pollutant.
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In science:

Pristine fluid elements are contaminated when encountering a pollutant/polluted structure within a distance smaller than the diffusion scale.
The Pollution of Pristine Material in Compressible Turbulence
The size of the initial pollutant cube is 0.47 box size.
The Pollution of Pristine Material in Compressible Turbulence
The size of the initial pollutant cube is also 0.47 box size, and the initial pollutant fraction is 0.1.
The Pollution of Pristine Material in Compressible Turbulence
The initial pollutant fraction, P1 , is 0.1 for the two scalars, meaning that the amplitude of the initial spike at Z = 0 is 9 times higher than that at Z = 1.
The Pollution of Pristine Material in Compressible Turbulence
The mass fraction of unpolluted or slightly polluted flow with Z ∼< 10−8 − 10−5 corresponds to the far left tail of the PDF with Z well below the minimum value shown in Fig. 3.
The Pollution of Pristine Material in Compressible Turbulence
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