Translation of "effluent" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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effluentnoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˈənt/ us /ˈənt/ specialized

liquid waste that is sent out from factories or places where sewage is dealt with, usually flowing into rivers, lakes, or the sea

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。

(Translation of “effluent” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)