Meaning of “septic tank” in the English Dictionary

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"septic tank" in British English

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septic tanknoun [ C ]

uk /ˌsep.tɪk ˈtæŋk/ us /ˌsep.tɪk ˈtæŋk/

a large, usually underground container in which solid waste and urine are dissolved by the action of bacteria

(Definition of “septic tank” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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