hazardous material


hazardous material
hazardous material - Any article or substance designated by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) as being capable of posing an unreasonable risk to health, safety, and property during transportation.

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  • hazardous — adj. VERBS ▪ be, prove ▪ become ▪ consider sth ADVERB ▪ extremely, fairly …   Collocations dictionary

  • material — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 cloth ADJECTIVE ▪ coarse, rough, thick ▪ fine, silky, soft, thin ▪ woven …   Collocations dictionary


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