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effluent

noun [C or U]
 
 
/ˈef.lu.ənt/ specialized
liquid waste that is sent out from factories or places where sewage is dealt with, usually flowing into the sea or rivers
废水,污水
Effluents from local factories are finding their way into the river.
当地工厂排出的废水都任其流入河中。
Rubbish and wasteEnvironmental issues
Translations of “effluent”
in Vietnamese sự tuôn ra…
in Spanish residuos…
in Thai สิ่งปฏิกูลจากโรงงาน…
in Malaysian bahan buangan…
in French effluent…
in German das Abwasser…
in Chinese (Traditional) 廢水,污水…
in Indonesian limbah…
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