from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Liquid and solid waste carried off in sewers or drains.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A suspension of water and solid waste, transported by sewers to be disposed of or processed.
- n. sewerage.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The contents of a sewer or drain; refuse liquids or matter carried off by sewers.
- n. Sewerage, 2.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The matter which passes through sewers; excreted and waste matter, solid and liquid, carried off in sewers and drains. Also sewerage.
- n. Same as sewerage, 1.
- n. Synonyms See sewerage.
- To fertilize by the application of sewage.
- To furnish with sewers; drain with sewers; sewer.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. waste matter carried away in sewers or drains
The term sewage many years ago was rightly applied to the excremental refuse of towns, but it is a most difficult matter to define the liquid that teems into our rivers under the name of sewage to-day; in most towns "chemical refuse" is the best name for the complex fluid running from the sewers.
The city forms its poisons which we call sewage and the body its poisons, which we call excreta (or carbonic acid, urea, uric acid, faeces, etc.)
All the wiring for power, water and sewage is in place.
Gas from sewage is just one part of a bigger project, which will see us using brewery and food waste and farm slurry to generate gas to heat homes.
I mean the evil librarians and supermodel baggin sewage department are gold.
High rises waste tremendous amounts of energy and probably strain sewage and other facilities.
Unfortunately very little sewage is treated here in Xalapa, but a very large plant was inaugurated about 3 months ago.
Imagine the inspiration when the sewage is running.
Many people think that waste from mining, nuclear power, and even sewage is out of sight, out of mind.
Many people think that waste from mining, nuclear power, and even sewage is out of sight, out of ...