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Related to turbid: delime
cloudy, muddy, murky: The turbid water overflowed the banks of the river.
Not to be confused with:
turgid – swollen, distended, overblown, pompous: The politician was known for his turgid prose.
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1. Having sediment or foreign particles stirred up or suspended; muddy: turbid water.
2. Heavy, dark, or dense, as smoke or fog.
3. In a state of turmoil; muddled: turbid feelings.
[Latin turbidus, disordered, from turba, turmoil, probably from Greek turbē.]
tur′bid·ness, tur·bid′i·ty n.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
1. muddy or opaque, as a liquid clouded with a suspension of particles
2. dense, thick, or cloudy: turbid fog.
3. in turmoil or confusion
[C17: from Latin turbidus, from turbāre to agitate, from turba crowd]
turˈbidity, ˈturbidness n
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. not clear or transparent because of stirred-up sediment or the like; clouded; opaque: turbid water.
2. thick or dense, as smoke or clouds.
3. confused; muddled; disturbed.
[1620–30; < Latin turbidus disturbed =turb(āre) to disturb (derivative of turba turmoil) + -idus -id4]
tur•bid′i•ty, tur′bid•ness, n.
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|Adj.||1.||turbid - (of liquids) clouded as with sediment; "a cloudy liquid"; "muddy coffee"; "murky waters"|
opaque - not transmitting or reflecting light or radiant energy; impenetrable to sight; "opaque windows of the jail"; "opaque to X-rays"
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1. Having sediment or foreign particles stirred up or suspended:
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turbid[ˈtɜːbɪd] ADJ → túrbido
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
turbid[ˈtɜːrbɪd] adj [water] → trouble
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
turbid[ˈtɜːbɪd] adj (liquid) (fig) (situation) → torbido/a; (smoke, fog) → denso/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
a. turbio-a, túrbido-a; nebuloso-a.
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