2. Noun. Something that can settle. ¹
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Definition of Settleable
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Literary usage of Settleable
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1. Plumbing Fixture Traps: An Historical, Statistical and Experimental by August E. Hansen (1921)
"The formation of an opinion on the relative amount of settleable solids which will be deposited in any two chambers of unequal design requires consideration ..."
2. Report on the Sewage Disposal Problem of New Haven by Charles-Edward Amory Winslow (1918)
"The settleable matter in the aerating tank increased from 8 per cent to 17.5 per cent ... The removal of settleable solids, also, was poorer than during the ..."
3. American Sewerage Practice by Leonard. Metcalf, Harrison Prescott Eddy (1915)
"... assumed to contain settleable and colloidal solids as follows: settleable solids 15 parts per 1000000 Suspended colloids 150 parts per 1000000 Dissolved ..."
4. Handbook of Building Construction: Data for Architects, Designing and by Nathan Clarke Johnson, George Albert Hool (1920)
"The flow takes place only through the upper tank and its bottom is so constructed with steep slopes and a baffled slot that the settleable solids slide into ..."