For all your dictionary needs!
Spelling. Are you looking for Affluent?
Header of Effluent


Video footage: Foam on the effluent surface when cleaning in waste treatment plant
Play/pauseBuy footageFind more

Definition of the noun effluent

What does effluent mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: effluents

  1. water mixed with waste matter

Alternative definition of the noun effluent


  1. A stream that flows out, such as from a lake or reservoir; an outflow; effluence.
  2. Sewage water that has been (partially) treated, and is released into a natural body of water; a flow of any liquid waste.

Definition of the adjective effluent

What does effluent mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: -

  1. that is flowing outward

Alternative definition of the adjective effluent


  1. Flowing out; outflowing.


Effluent is an outflowing of water or gas from a natural body of water, or from a human-made structure.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Effluent

Click on a title to look inside that book (if available):

Google previewDictionary of Environmental Engineering and Wastewater Treatment (2016)

by Alireza Bahadori, Scott T. Smith

Effluent limitation is any restriction (including schedules of compliance) established by a governmental authority on quantities, rates and concentrations of chemical, physical, biological and other constituents which are discharged from point ...

Google previewDARE's Dictionary of Environmental Sciences and Engineering (2003)

by A.M.O. Mohamed, D. Chenaf, S. El-Shahed

Effluent: Any polluting substance, usually a liquid, that enters thé environment via a domcstic, industriel, agricultural, or sewage plant outlet. Effluent guidelines: Technical documents which set efïluent limitations for ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Water Science (Print) (2003)

by Bobby A. Stewart, Terry Howell

REUSE STANDARDS The standards for using sewage effluent for irrigation of agricultural crops vary widely among different countries of the world. Mexico and many South American countries, e.g., use untreated wastewater for irrigation.

Google previewDictionary of Water and Waste Management (2005)

by Paul G Smith

indirect reuse of wastewater The abstraction of water from a river downstream of a wastewater effluent outfall. This is usually called 'uncontrolled' indirect reuse.

Google previewA Visual Dictionary of Architecture (2012)

by Frank Ching

seepage pit Apitthat is lined with a perforated masonry or concrete wall to allow effluent collected from a septictank toseepor leach into the surrounding soil, sometimes used ...

Google previewDictionary Of Civil Engineering (1992)

by John S. Scott

effluent and (ii) sludge. Effluent which forms over 99% of sewage can, by sewage treatment, reach a condition approaching Royal ...

Google previewDictionary & Thesaurus of Environment, Health & Safety (1992)

by Us Dept Energy

EFFLUENT LIMITATION GUIDELINES (CWA CFR: ESH) DA October 12. 1990 BT1 Guidelines RT Effluent Limitations SO Environmental Management SO Hazardous Materials DEF (ESH) Any effluent issued by the Administrator pursuant to ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Substances and Their Effects: O-S (1999)

by S. Gangolli

mg H effluent and 0.1 g H vinyl chloride production capacity for chemical industries using mercury catalysts in vinyl chloride production; 0.05 mg H effluent and 5 g kg-1 mercury processed for ...

Online dictionaries and encyclopedias with entries for Effluent

Click on a label to prioritize search results according to that topic:

Photos about Effluent

Click on an item to view that photo:


If you need related images for an article or a report, you can download stock photos:
Small photo of Double exposure-highest residential building-a rock covered with plants grown rapidly effluent waterSmall photo of Abstract patterns of palm oil mill effluentSmall photo of industrial effluent, pipeline discharging liquid industrial waste into a riverSmall photo of Wastewater treatment is a process used to convert wastewater and an effluent that can be either returned to the water cycle with minimal environmental issues or reusedSmall photo of Wastewater treatment is a process used to convert wastewater and an effluent that can be either returned to the water cycle with minimal environmental issues or reusedSmall photo of Palm Oil Mill Effluent (POME) wastewater being dischargedSmall photo of Palm Oil Mill Effluent (POME) wastewater being discharged More...

Video about Effluent

Effluent Meaning

Video shows what effluent means. Flowing out; outflowing.. Effluent Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio dictionary. How to say effluent. Powered by ...

Quotes about Effluent

It's a piece of property that, if you're going to have a development out here, you need to have a golf course because you need to take care of the effluent water being created by the development. (Tom Kite)
more quotes about effluent...

Scrabble value of E1F4F4L1U1E1N1T1

The value of this 8-letter word is 14 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Share this page


Go to the usage examples of Effluent to see it in context!

Privacy Policy | Cookies Policy
Keyword Tool | Romanian-English Dictionary