Definition of Sewers

1. Noun. (plural of sewer) ¹

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Definition of Sewers

1. sewer [v] - See also: sewer

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sewers

sewer gas
sewer line
sewer main
sewer rat
sewer system
sewer water
sewers (current term)
sewing-machine operator
sewing-machine stitch
sewing basket
sewing circle
sewing kit
sewing lounge
sewing machine
sewing machines
sewing needle
sewing room
sewing spasm

Literary usage of Sewers

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1. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1885)
"vr and original method of ventilating sewers '••y connecting them with fires in furnaces, factories, or other large buildings, so as to destroy ..."

2. Sewerage and Sewage Treatment by Harold Eaton Babbitt (1922)
"The principal effort in maintaining sewers is to keep them clean and unobstructed. ... Besides the cleaning and repairing of sewers and the making of ..."

3. A Manual of Practical Hygiene by Edmund Alexander Parkes (1878)
"The dangers of sewers are t so great that many persons are inclined to think their use an entire i but this is probably going much too far if the securities ..."

4. London by Charles Knight (1851)
"At present the aggregate length of the sewers of the metropolis is enormous ... From 1756 to 1834 the number of sewers either built wholly or in part in the ..."

5. The Engineering Index Annual for by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1909)
"sewers MUNICIPAL. Reinforced Concrete Block Construction for Culverts and sewers. Gives two forms of block construction which have been developed with ..."

6. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1904)
"The aim always is so to design the collecting and outfall sewers that the discharge ... A few ancient cities had sewers for the removal of fouled liquids, ..."

7. Preventive Medicine and Hygiene by Milton Joseph Rosenau, George Chandler Whipple, John William Trask, Thomas William Salmon (1921)
"Ventilation and Flushing of sewers.—The old bugaboo of sewer gas that ... It is indeed desirable to keep the air of sewers from mixing with the air we ..."

8. Preventive medicine and hygiene by Milton Joseph Rosenau (1917)
"Ventilation and Flushing of sewers.—The old bugaboo of sewer gas that ... It is indeed desirable to keep the air of sewers from mixing with the air we ..."

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