Effluent - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈefluənt|  American pronunciation of the word effluent
Brit.  |ˈɛflʊənt|  British pronunciation of the word effluent

noun

- water mixed with waste matter (syn: wastewater)

adjective

- that is flowing outward (syn: outflowing)

Examples

The factory has been accused of discharging effluent into the river.

Word forms

noun
singular: effluent
plural: effluents
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