verb (used with object), de·con·tam·i·nated, de·con·tam·i·nat·ing.
Origin of decontaminate
Examples from the Web for decontamination
He says BP still owes him $15,000 for two deckhands and another $20,000 for decontamination and repainting of his boat.The Gulf of Mexico's Seafood Rebirth a Year After the BP Oil Spill|Rick Outzen|April 18, 2011|DAILY BEAST
So he took a decontamination shower alone, clothes on, and then drove home through empty streets to his empty house.
The Tories' "decontamination" strategy was designed for happier times.
Decontamination squads with fire bombs were shown as they sought to cleanse Euclid Avenue of its infected dead.Deepfreeze|Robert Donald Locke
He wandered around the decontamination room, looking at everything, hoping he might see something that would give him a clue.
Decontamination jets hissed, sluicing the ship to remove surface contamination.The Lani People|J. F. Bone
And it took us two weeks of bunking with the sullen crew and decontamination before we could pick up life again.Let'em Breathe Space|Lester del Rey
He turned away and walked back to the decontamination chamber.