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See definition of effluent on Dictionary.com
  • as indrainage
  • as inemanation
  • as inoutflow

synonyms for effluent

  • sewerage
  • bilge
  • effluvium
  • waste
  • drain water
  • waste water
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How to use effluent in a sentence

Heavy rainfall would seal up the soil until effluent had nowhere to go but up onto lawns or back into homes.
BATTLING AMERICA’S ‘DIRTY SECRET’SARAH KAPLANDECEMBER 17, 2020WASHINGTON POST
It says its plan could be done for way cheaper – $80 million all in – and could capture 80 percent of the effluent before it heads to the ocean.
MORNING REPORT: TURNING BORDER SEWAGE INTO LOCAL WATERVOICE OF SAN DIEGONOVEMBER 20, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
This wouldn’t provide nearly as much water, but the water it would provide could still be cheaper than water we currently import from the Colorado River, and it could prevent some untreated effluent from flowing into the Pacific, Tetzlaff said.
MORNING REPORT: TURNING BORDER SEWAGE INTO LOCAL WATERVOICE OF SAN DIEGONOVEMBER 20, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Only seven percent of the world’s wastewater is fully treated to remove nitrogen, and when the urine-tinged effluent is released into water bodies it acts as a pollutant, causing algal blooms and fish die-offs.
YOUR PEE COULD BE THE GOLDEN TICKET TO A GREENER WORLDULA CHROBAKNOVEMBER 19, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
No sludge is left, everything being turned into the harmless effluent.
MARVELS OF SCIENTIFIC INVENTIONTHOMAS W. CORBIN
Namely, it is an attempt to exhibit apparent nature as an effluent from the mind because of causal nature.
THE CONCEPT OF NATUREALFRED NORTH WHITEHEAD
The meeting point of these two natures is the mind, the causal nature being influent and the apparent nature being effluent.
THE CONCEPT OF NATUREALFRED NORTH WHITEHEAD
The effluent is fit for all the varied uses of a dye works, and is stated to be perfectly capable of sustaining fish life.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, NO. 787, JANUARY 31, 1891VARIOUS
The cuttle is the only animal that I know of that would cause this by the effluent current from its "syphon tube."
SEA MONSTERS UNMASKED AND SEA FABLES EXPLAINEDHENRY LEE
If the paper works be those working up wood pulp, the pollutions of effluent water will be about as noxious as they well can be.
THE CHEMISTRY OF HAT MANUFACTURINGWATSON SMITH
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO EFFLUENT

  • bilge
  • drain water
  • effluent
  • effluvium
  • sewerage
  • waste
  • waste water
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.