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ef·flu·ent

 (ĕf′lo͞o-ənt)
adj.
Flowing out or forth.
n.
Something that flows out or forth, especially:
a. A stream flowing out of a body of water.
b. An outflow from a sewer or sewage system.
c. A discharge of liquid waste, as from a factory or nuclear plant.

[Middle English, from Latin effluēns, effluent-, present participle of effluere, to flow out : ex-, ex- + fluere, to flow; see bhleu- in Indo-European roots.]

effluent

(ˈɛflʊənt)
n
1. (Civil Engineering) liquid discharged as waste, as from an industrial plant or sewage works
2. (Nuclear Physics) radioactive waste released from a nuclear power station
3. (Physical Geography) a stream that flows out of another body of water
4. something that flows out or forth
adj
flowing out or forth
[C18: from Latin effluere to run forth, from fluere to flow]

ef•fluent

(ˈɛf lu ənt)

adj.
1. flowing out or forth.
n.
2. something that flows out or forth; outflow; effluence.
3. a stream flowing out of a lake, reservoir, etc.
4. sewage or other liquid waste that is discharged, as into a body of water.
[1720–30; < Latin effluent-, s. of effluēns, present participle of effluere to flow out =ef- ef- + fluere to flow]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.effluent - water mixed with waste mattereffluent - water mixed with waste matter  
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"
sewage, sewerage - waste matter carried away in sewers or drains
Adj.1.effluent - that is flowing outward
outgoing - leaving a place or a position; "an outgoing steamship"

effluent

Translations
فَضَلات المَصْنَع
spildevand
útstreymi
nuotėkos
notekūdeņi
odpadová voda
fabrika atığı

effluent

[ˈeflʊənt] Naguas fpl residuales

effluent

[ˈɛfluənt] neffluent m

effluent

adjausfließend; gasausströmend
n (from a lake) → Ausfluss m; (= sewage)Abwasser nt

effluent

[ˈɛflʊənt] neffluente m

effluent

(ˈefluənt) noun
(a flowing out of) waste matter from a factory etc.

effluent

a. efluente, que tiene salida de dentro hacia afuera.
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LAHORE -- The Supreme Court (SC) Saturday summoned Punjab Chief Minister Mohammad Shehbaz Sharif on Sunday to know about the steps taken to address the issue of untreated effluent being discharged into rivers.
The industrial effluent should, however, be segregated before it fell into Phuleli canal and it could also be diverted to the ponds for usage in horticulture sector.
The highly porous power plant waste ashes have been utilized to treat toxic effluent of a dyes manufacturing plant.
26 to seven offences for failing to ensure that mill effluent discharge and testing limits were maintained according to standards under the Environmental Protection Act (EPA).
It required an overhaul of certain systems to ensure the plant could achieve its effluent discharge standard with maximum efficiency.
2011) watered olive trees with secondary sewage effluent and achieved productivity and quality equivalent to the conventional cultivation method.
The NPDES permit allows the coal company to discharge water from constructed outlets, provided it meets specific effluent limits.
Table-3: Ghotki effluent irrigated Soil Sample of along with spiked value and percentage recovery.
Therefore, screening for the presence of crude oil degrading bacteria in these effluent samples was carried out as well as the physicochemical properties of the samples were observed.
Once treated, the solids are removed and the oxygen demand of the water reduced greatly so that the final effluent is fit to be discharged into a local water course where it mixes, is diluted in the process and above all does not harm wildlife.
The treatment of effluent has been a major concern for the Rimex Metals Group.