effluent

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin effluens, effluentis.

AdjectiveEdit

effluent (not comparable)

  1. Flowing out; outflowing.
    • Parnell
      Effluent beams.

NounEdit

effluent (plural effluents)

  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.

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LatinEdit

VerbEdit

effluent

  1. third-person plural future active indicative of effluō
Last modified on 27 February 2014, at 07:10