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effluent

noun [C or U] uk   us   /ˈef.lu.ənt/ 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.
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…
in Chinese (Simplified) 废水,污水…
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