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grey waternoun [U]

US usually gray water uk   /ˈɡreɪ ˌwɔː.tər/ us   /ˈɡreɪ ˌwɑː.t̬ɚ/
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grey waternoun [U]

US gray water uk   us   ENVIRONMENT
water that has been used before, for example for washing, that can be stored and used again: If more properties were fitted with a grey water system we would be saving up to 30% of our fresh water.
(Definition of grey water from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “grey water”
in Chinese (Simplified) 灰水(使用过的水)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 灰水(使用過的水)…
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