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Example sentences from the Web for adulterant
The roots of this, after being ground and roasted, are used either as a substitute or an adulterant of coffee.The Practical Garden-Book|C. E. Hunn
The root of this plant is the common adulterant of coffee, and large quantities are used for this purpose.The Vegetable Garden|Anonymous
Otherwise, as likely as not, oil of geraniums is substituted for the attar of roses, or is used as an adulterant.Bulgaria|Frank Fox
Strictly, therefore, this substance is not an adulterant, inasmuch as it is not a substitute in any sense for flour.
If the ratio falls below 3.6, stearic acid or resin has been used as the adulterant.