septic tank


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septic tank

n.
A sewage-disposal tank in which a continuous flow of waste material is decomposed by anaerobic bacteria.

septic tank

n
a tank, usually below ground, for containing sewage to be decomposed by anaerobic bacteria

sep′tic tank`


n.
a tank in which solid organic sewage is decomposed and purified by anaerobic bacteria.
[1900–05]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.septic tank - large tank where solid matter or sewage is disintegrated by bacteriaseptic tank - large tank where solid matter or sewage is disintegrated by bacteria
storage tank, tank - a large (usually metallic) vessel for holding gases or liquids
Translations
بالوعَه، بِئْر المِرْحاضغُرفِةُ تَفتيش
septik
septiktank
saostuskaivo
septička jama
szennyvízülepítõ akna
rotòró
浄化槽
정화조
septik
septiktank
ถังปุ๋ยหมัก
foseptik çukuruseptik çukur
hố rác tự hoại

septic tank

nFaulbehälter m, → Klärbehälter m

septic tank

nfossa settica

septic

(ˈseptik) adjective
(of a wound etc) full of or caused by germs that are poisoning the blood. a septic finger; septic poisoning.
septic tank
a tank in which sewage is partially purified by the action of bacteria.

septic tank

غُرفِةُ تَفتيش septik septiktank Faulbehälter σηπτικός βόθρος pozo séptico saostuskaivo fosse septique septička jama fossa biologica 浄化槽 정화조 septic tank septiktank szambo fossa sética септический резервуар septiktank ถังปุ๋ยหมัก septik çukur hố rác tự hoại 化粪池
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