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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.]

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]

sew•age

(ˈsu ɪdʒ)

also sewerage



n.
the waste matter that passes through sewers.
[1825–35; sew (er)1 + -age]
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

sewage

noun waste, shit (taboo slang), slops, sewerage, effluent, excrement the MP's call for more treatment of raw sewage
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

sewage

[ˈsuːɪdʒ] neaux fpl usées
raw sewage → eaux fpl usées brutessewage works sewage treatment works nstation f d'épuration

sewage

nAbwasser nt; sewage sludgeKlärschlamm m

sewage

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

sewage

[ˈsjuːɪdʒ] nacque fpl di scolo, liquami mpl

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.

sewage

n. aguas de alcantarilla, cloacas.

sewage

n aguas negras, (wastewater) aguas residuales
References in classic literature ?
The wheels rolled on, and rolled down by the Monument and by the Tower, and by the Docks; down by Ratcliffe, and by Rotherhithe; down by where accumulated scum of humanity seemed to be washed from higher grounds, like so much moral sewage, and to be pausing until its own weight forced it over the bank and sunk it in the river.
We have to collectively ensure that we reach all children with multiple doses of vaccination before this dangerous poliovirus found in the sewages of these towns reaches unprotected children' Dr Rana Safdar, the coordinator for the National Emergency Operations Centre, said.
ISLAMABAD -- Extensive environmental surveillance by the Pakistan Polio Eradication Programme has detected poliovirus in the sewage of 10 cities in the last month.