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Effluent   /ˈɛfluənt/   Listen

Water mixed with waste matter.  Synonyms: sewer water, wastewater.

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... situation at such times, the expedient of raking was tried. This was first attempted with the filters filled with water; the effluent was first shut off in order to prevent a downward flow of water, and the filter was then raked or harrowed from boats. This method was not satisfactory, however, as the work was neither as uniform nor as thorough as necessary. Later, the ...
— Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, vol. LXXII, June, 1911 • E. D. Hardy

Words linked to "Effluent" :   waste material, sewer water, sewage, waste product, outflowing, outgoing, effluence, waste, sewerage, waste matter

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