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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 im·pu·ri·ty /(ˌ)ɪmˈpjʊrəti/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 im·pu·ri·ty /(ˈ)ɪmˈpjʊrətɪ/ 名詞

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Im·pu·ri·ty n.; pl. Impurities
 1. The condition or quality of being impure in any sense; defilement; foulness; adulteration.
    Profaneness, impurity, or scandal, is not wit.   --Buckminster.
 2. That which is, or which renders anything, impure; foul matter, action, language, etc.; a foreign ingredient.
    Foul impurities reigned among the monkish clergy.   --Atterbury.
 3. Script. Lack of ceremonial purity; defilement.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: worthless material that should be removed; "there were
           impurities in the water" [syn: dross]
      2: the condition of being impure [syn: impureness] [ant: purity]