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Noun: effluent  e-floo-unt
  1. Water mixed with waste matter
    - wastewater, sewer water
Adjective: effluent  e-floo-unt
  1. That is flowing outward
    - outflowing

Derived forms: effluents

See also: outgoing

Type of: waste, waste material, waste matter, waste product

Part of: sewage, sewerage

Encyclopedia: Effluent