sewerage


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sew·er·age

 (so͞o′ər-ĭj)
n.
1. A system of sewers.
2. Removal of waste materials by means of a sewer system.
3. Sewage.

sewerage

(ˈsuːərɪdʒ)
n
1. (Civil Engineering) an arrangement of sewers
2. (Civil Engineering) the removal of surface water or sewage by means of sewers
3. another word for sewage

sew•er•age

(ˈsu ər ɪdʒ)

n.
1. the removal of waste water and refuse by means of sewers.
2. a system of sewers.
3. sewage.
[1825–35]

Sewerage

 sewers collectively, 1834.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sewerage - waste matter carried away in sewers or drainssewerage - waste matter carried away in sewers or drains
waste, waste material, waste matter, waste product - any materials unused and rejected as worthless or unwanted; "they collect the waste once a week"; "much of the waste material is carried off in the sewers"
effluent, sewer water, wastewater - water mixed with waste matter
2.sewerage - a waste pipe that carries away sewage or surface watersewerage - a waste pipe that carries away sewage or surface water
drainpipe, waste pipe, drain - a pipe through which liquid is carried away
sewage system, sewage works, sewer system - facility consisting of a system of sewers for carrying off liquid and solid sewage
Translations

sewerage

[ˈsjʊərɪdʒ] Nalcantarillado m; (as service on estate etc) → saneamiento m

sewerage

[ˈsuːərɪdʒ] ntout-à-l'égout m

sewerage

nKanalisation f; (= service)Abwasserbeseitigung f; (= sewage)Abwässer pl

sewerage

[ˈsuːərɪdʒ] nrete f fognaria
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