turbidness


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tur·bid

 (tûr′bĭd)
adj.
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·ly adv.
tur′bid·ness, tur·bid′i·ty n.
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Noun1.turbidness - muddiness created by stirring up sediment or having foreign particles suspendedturbidness - muddiness created by stirring up sediment or having foreign particles suspended
murkiness, cloudiness, muddiness - the quality of being cloudy
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From Figure 4, obvious turbidness was observed in the inoculated conical flask compared with the blank reference after 48 h.
Therefore, for easier observations of the color change than turbidness and manipulations in our study, the LAMP kit including the colorimetric indicator calcein was utilized, and the colorimetric indicator was directly added before the reaction started.
The following parameters were assessed (based in the book standard methods): alkaline level, hardness, calcium chloride, magnesium (titration method), fluoride, phosphate and sulfate, nitrate (by spectrophotometer model DR-5000), sodium, potassium (by flame photometer, model JENWAY PFP7), turbidness, bicarbonate, remains of chlorine and PH.