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    treated - Dictionary definition and meaning for word treated

    Definition
    (adj) subjected to a physical (or chemical) treatment or action or agent
    Example Sentence
    • the sludge of treated sewage can be used as fertilizer
    • treated timbers resist rot
    • treated fabrics resist wrinkling
    Definition
    (adj) given medical care or treatment
    Example Sentence
    • a treated cold is usually gone in 14 days; if left untreated it lasts two weeks
    Definition
    (adj) made hard or flexible or resilient especially by heat treatment
    Synonyms : hardened , tempered , toughened
    Example Sentence
    • a sword of tempered steel
    • tempered glass
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