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effluent

to flow out; an outflow of waste: The effluent from the broken sewer pipe was foul smelling.
Not to be confused with:
affluent – wealthy: The countess was quite affluent.; abundant; flowing freely

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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