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sew·age

 (so͞o′ĭj)
n.
Liquid and solid waste carried off in sewers or drains.

[Perhaps sew, sewer (from Middle English, short for Anglo-Norman sewere; see sewer1) + -age.]
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sewage

(ˈsuːɪdʒ)
n
waste matter from domestic or industrial establishments that is carried away in sewers or drains for dumping or conversion into a form that is not toxic
[C19: back formation from sewer1]
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sew•age

(ˈsu ɪdʒ)

also sewerage



n.
the waste matter that passes through sewers.
[1825–35; sew (er)1 + -age]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sewage - waste matter carried away in sewers or drainssewage - 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
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sewage

noun waste, shit (taboo slang), slops, sewerage, effluent, excrement the MP's call for more treatment of raw sewage
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Translations
مِياه المَجاري
splašky
spildevand
szennyvíz
skolp
splašky
odplaka
lâğım pisliği

sewage

[ˈsjuːɪdʒ]
A. Naguas fpl residuales or cloacales
B. CPD sewage disposal Ndepuración f de aguas residuales or cloacales
sewage farm N sewage works NSINGestación f depuradora
sewage system Nalcantarillado m
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sewage

[ˈsuːɪdʒ] neaux fpl usées
raw sewage → eaux fpl usées brutessewage works sewage treatment works nstation f d'épuration
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

sewage

nAbwasser nt; sewage sludgeKlärschlamm m

sewage

:
sewage disposal
sewage farm
nRieselfeld nt
sewage works
n sing or plKläranlage f
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sewage

[ˈsjuːɪdʒ] nacque fpl di scolo, liquami mpl
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sewer1

(ˈsjuə) noun
an underground pipe or channel for carrying away water etc from drains.
ˈsewage (-idʒ) noun
waste matter (carried away in sewers).
sewage farm
a place where sewage is treated and disposed of.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

sewage

n. aguas de alcantarilla, cloacas.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

sewage

n aguas negras, (wastewater) aguas residuales
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References in periodicals archive ?
Hosaka said the high court upheld the decision of the Court of Appeals and found Maynilad, Manila Water and MWSS liable for the violation of Section 8 of the Clean Water Act.The said provision pertains to domestic sewage collection, treatment and disposal.
They also vowed to conserve water and protect water reservoirs, lakes and natural streams from pollution and by managing their domestic sewage.
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) recently spearheaded a massive clean-up of the 2,000 square kilometer Manila Bay, which has degraded over the years due to domestic sewage, toxic industrial effluents and leachate from dumps.
He also blamed the provincial government for failing to stop the release of domestic sewage and industrial effluent in the Indus river, its canals and distributaries.
Sisamau Nullah, which produces 140 MLD of domestic sewage every day, has completely been tapped.
Manila Bay pollution, he said, is caused by domestic sewage, toxic industrial effluents from factories and shipping operations, and leachate from garbage dumps, among others.
The product is mainly used for the treatment of domestic sewage, rural domestic sewage, and sewage from the places where is hard to access municipal pipe networks, such as the scenic tourist areas and highway service areas.
Types of waste that can be used in the waste to energy market include utilization of semi solid waste discharged from the industrial plants, liquid waste like domestic sewage and gaseous waste produced in refinery.
The worst pollution is found in Buriganga river at Dhaka mostly due to tannery wastes and domestic sewage. Rivers near other industrial towns like Khulna and Chittagong have also become polluted.
He said the effluent quality keeps on fluctuating based on the quality of raw sewage reaching the plant which had been designed to handle domestic sewage or a blend of pre-treated industrial waste complying with Trade Effluent Agreement.
Agriculture, along with domestic sewage, is the main source of water pollution in rural areas.