hazmat

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See also: HazMat and haz-mat

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Blend of hazardous +‎ material

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hazmat (plural hazmats)

  1. (US, often attributive) Hazardous material(s).
    Synonym: dangerous goods
    Coordinate term: biohazard
    hazmat suit
    • 2021 January 24, Donald G. McNeil Jr, “Fauci on What Working for Trump Was Really Like”, in The New York Times[1], ISSN 0362-4331:
      No, but one day I got a letter in the mail, I opened it up and a puff of powder came all over my face and my chest. [] They said, “Don’t move, stay in the room.” And they got the hazmat people. So they came, they sprayed me down and all that.

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