Effluent



[ef-loo-uh nt] /ˈɛf lu ənt/

adjective
1.
flowing out or forth.
noun
2.
something that flows out or forth; outflow; .
3.
a stream flowing out of a lake, reservoir, etc.
4.
sewage that has been treated in a septic tank or sewage treatment plant.
5.
sewage or other liquid waste that is discharged into a body of water, etc.
/ˈɛflʊənt/
noun
1.
liquid discharged as waste, as from an industrial plant or sewage works
2.
radioactive waste released from a nuclear power station
3.
a stream that flows out of another body of water
4.
something that flows out or forth
adjective
5.
flowing out or forth
adj.

mid-15c., from Latin effluentem (see effluence). As a noun, from 1859; meaning “liquid industrial waste” is from 1930.
effluent
(ěf’l-ənt)
Adjective Flowing out or forth.

Noun

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