hazardous hazardous  /ˈhæ zər dəs/


  • (adj) involving risk or danger



  1. Today Marrero, at 57, believes he was too poised around those hazardous materials for his own good.
  2. Alaska Airlines has a remarkable safety record, despite landing in some of the most hazardous conditions in the world.
  3. FEMA hasn't been cleaning up the hazardous materials on federal land, putting Louisiana's important wetlands at risk.


  1. Hazardous materials crews on scene of Missoula spill

    MISSOULA - Several thousand gallons of chemicals spilled overnight at Spectrum Products in Missoula, prompting a hazardous materials response.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: KXLF Butte

  2. Hazardous weather ahead for Oakland County

    The National Weather Service is reporting hazardous weather for portions of southeastern Michigan — including Oakland County.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Oakland Press

  3. Hazardous Tree Removal Delays Jubilee Lake Campground Opening

    The USDA Forest Service says a hazardous tree removal project at Jubilee Lake Campground could delay the campground's opening date.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: KNDO - KNDU Tri-Cities


  1. "Anytime a company brings a banned hazardous product into the US marketplace, especially one intended for children, it is unacceptable," said Nancy Nord, acting chair of the Consumer Product Safety Commission. "Ensuring that Chinese-made toys...
    on Aug 1, 2007 By: Nancy Nord Source: TIME

  2. "It is an outrage that only troops from the United States, Canada, the Netherlands, Denmark and the United Kingdom are deployed to the most hazardous spots," Lantos said. "No longer should this administration stand passively by while our...
    on Feb 15, 2007 By: Tom Lantos Source: Forbes

  3. "Our experience in Iraq has repeatedly shown that projecting too far into the future is not just difficult, it can be misleading and even hazardous," Petraeus said.
    on Sep 10, 2007 By: David Petraeus Source: Forbes

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