Usage examples for adulteration

  1. It should be double- refined sugar, and still it is an adulteration. – Soil Culture by J. H. Walden
  2. The Court of the Mayor of London heard diverse cases, including disputes over goods, faulty or substandard goods, adulteration, selling food unfit for human consumption, enhancing the price of goods, using unlawful weighing beams, debts, theft, distraints, forgery, tavern brawling, bullying, and gambling. – Our Legal Heritage, 4th Ed. by S. A. Reilly
  3. On this property the analyst depends largely for his results, for in such matters as food adulteration, etc. – The Chemistry, Properties and Tests of Precious Stones by John Mastin
  4. It looks too like an essay in competition with the " Spasmodic School" of its own day; it drags in merely casual things- adulteration, popular politics, and ephemera of all kinds- too assiduously, and its characterisations are not happy. – A History of Nineteenth Century Literature (1780-1895) by George Saintsbury
  5. That, under the existing system of leaving the National Industry to organise itself Competition has the effect of rendering adulteration, dishonest dealing and inhumanity compulsory. – The History of the Fabian Society by Edward R. Pease
  6. Some grades run very low both in nitrogen and phosphoric acid, due probably to adulteration. – Crops and Methods for Soil Improvement by Alva Agee
  7. Formerly, when a commodity was adulterated, it could be returned, and the courts became sorely troubled to defend an adulteration. – Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman by Albert Sidney Bolles
  8. Purification and Employment for Various Purposes, their Properties, Adulteration and Examination. – The Dyeing of Woollen Fabrics by Franklin Beech
  9. Luther's work, moreover, consisted in this, 1. that he brought about a general revival of the instruction in the Catechism of the ancient Church; 2. that he completed it by adding the parts treating of Baptism, Confession, and the Lord's Supper; 3. that he purged its material from all manner of papal ballast; 4. that he eliminated the Romish interpretation and adulteration in the interest of work- righteousness; 5. that he refilled the ancient forms with their genuine Evangelical and Scriptural meaning. – Historical Introductions to the Symbolical Books of the Evangelical Lutheran Church by Friedrich Bente
  10. All adulteration of the coinage was stopped; the Jews were recalled for twenty years, and some securities were accorded to their industry and interests; and an edict renewed the prohibition of private wars. – A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times Volume II. of VI. by Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot
  11. A significant and repulsive adulteration of type, and one so intrinsic that a woman who had been previously wife to a negro or a Chinaman will present her second husband, typically European, with offspring of negroid or of Mongolian type. – Feminism and Sex-Extinction by Arabella Kenealy
  12. And to Adulteration round and round. – Collections and Recollections by George William Erskine Russell
  13. But preference is given to foreign importations, of the genuineness of some of which there are strong grounds for suspicion; or in the case of coffee its elements are so disguised by adulteration that a revolution in public taste must take place before it can possibly find general favour. – The Confessions of a Beachcomber by E J Banfield
  14. There are other modes of adulteration, into the mysteries of which I was not admitted. – Journal of an African Cruiser by Horatio Bridge
  15. " There is no reason why it shouldn't be excellent," replied MacDonald, " for the laird's own ships bring it direct from the coast of France to the coast of Skye, and there's little chance of adulteration between the two." – A Prince of Good Fellows by Robert Barr
  16. There was a time, some years ago, when it was possible to buy sheep manure that was worth something, but at the present time it is sold in powder form, and invites a strong suspicion of adulteration and of containing very much more than what is being paid for. – Making a Lawn by Luke Joseph Doogue
  17. Such adulteration killed the flavor and quality, and no doubt some of the customers. – The Complete Book of Cheese by Robert Carlton Brown