Definition of Sewage

1. Noun. Waste matter carried away in sewers or drains.

Exact synonyms: Sewerage
Generic synonyms: Waste, Waste Material, Waste Matter, Waste Product
Terms within: Effluent, Sewer Water, Wastewater



Definition of Sewage

1. n. The contents of a sewer or drain; refuse liquids or matter carried off by sewers

Definition of Sewage

1. Noun. A suspension of water and solid waste, transported by sewers to be disposed of or processed. ¹

2. Noun. ''(Obsolete usage)'' sewerage. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sewage

1. the waste matter carried off by sewers [n -S]

Medical Definition of Sewage

1. The waste water from domestic, commercial and industrial sources carried by sewers. (05 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sewage

seviches
sevirumab
sevocation
sevoflurane
sevruga
sevrugas
sevum
sew
sew together
sew up
sewabilities
sewability
sewable
sewadar
sewadars
sewage (current term)
sewage disposal
sewage disposal plant
sewage farm
sewage system
sewage works
sewages
sewan
sewans
sewar
sewardite
sewars
sewed
sewed up
sewel

Literary usage of Sewage

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Index of Economic Material in the Documents of the States of the United by Adelaide Rosalia Hasse, Carnegie Institution of Washington. Dept. of Economics and Sociology (1912)
"sewage purification works; desirability of making an investigation; list of places having ... Sewerage systems and sewage disposals for Ada; districts no. ..."

2. Index of Economic Material in Documents of the States of the United States by Adelaide Rosalia Hasse (1908)
"Recommendation re. disposal of sewage of city of Worcester. ... Special work under acts and resolves of legisl. of 1881 re. methods of sewage disposal. ..."

3. South African Journal of Science by South African Association for the Advancement of Science (1903)
"sewage DISPOSAL IN CAPE COLONY. BY J. EDWARD FITT, AMICE In dealing with the question of sewage Disposal in Cape Colony ver)- little can be said about what ..."

4. Pharmaceutical Journal by Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (1867)
"On Town sewage and its Value. In February of the present year, a discourse was delivered before the Chemical Society, by Dr. Gilbert, " On the Composition, ..."

5. The American Year Book: A Record of Events and Progress by Francis Graham Wickware, (, Albert Bushnell Hart, (, Simon Newton Dexter North, William M. Schuyler (1913)
"sewage disposal in American cities is each year becoming increasingly a problem ... Little or no attempt has been made to utilize sewage on sewage farms or ..."

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