Definition of Turbidity

1. Noun. Muddiness created by stirring up sediment or having foreign particles suspended.

Exact synonyms: Turbidness
Generic synonyms: Cloudiness, Muddiness, Murkiness
Derivative terms: Turbid, Turbid



Definition of Turbidity

1. n. Turbidness.

Definition of Turbidity

1. Noun. the state of being turbid; turbidness ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Turbidity

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Medical Definition of Turbidity

1. The relative clarity of water, which may be affected by material in suspension in the water. (05 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Turbidity

turbellarian
turbellarians
turbellarias
turbeth
turbeths
turbid
turbidimeter
turbidimeters
turbidimetric
turbidimetries
turbidimetry
turbidite
turbidites
turbiditic
turbidities
turbidity (current term)
turbidity current
turbidly
turbidness
turbidnesses
turbidometric
turbidometry
turbillion
turbillions
turbimetric
turbinaceous
turbinado
turbinal
turbinal varix
turbinals

Literary usage of Turbidity

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1. Preventive Medicine and Hygiene by Milton Joseph Rosenau, George Chandler Whipple, John William Trask, Thomas William Salmon (1921)
"If the turbidity is sufficiently coarse-grained it may be removed by sand filtration without previous chemical treatment. Very turbid water-can be cleared, ..."

2. Standard Methods of Chemical Analysis: A Manual of Analytical Methods and by Wilfred Welday Scott (1922)
"PHYSICAL TESTS For the physical examination, standards for turbidity and color have ... turbidity standards are based on parts per million of silica (SiO:) ..."

3. Standard Methods for the Examination of Water and Sewage by American Chemical Society (1917)
"turbidity. The turbidity of water is due to suspended matter, ... turbidity STANDARD.110 The standard of turbidity shall be that adopted by the United ..."

4. Standard Methods for the Examination of Water and Sewage by American Public Health Association, American Chemical Society (1917)
"turbidity. The turbidity of water is due to suspended matter, such as clay, ... turbidity STANDARD.110 The standard of turbidity shall be that adopted by ..."

5. Standard methods for the examination of water and sewage by American Public Health Association, American Chemical Society (1920)
"turbidity. The turbidity of water is due to suspended matter, such as clay, ... turbidity STANDARD."0 The standard of turbidity shall be that adopted by the ..."

6. Water Purification Plants and Their Operation by Milton Frederick Stein (1920)
"turbidity. turbidity is caused by the sediment which the surface runoff washes from the land and which is carried in suspension in the stream or river. ..."

7. Water Purification Plants and Their Operation by Milton Frederick Stein (1920)
"turbidity. turbidity is caused by the sediment which the surface runoff washes from the land and which is carried in suspension in the stream or river. ..."

8. Public Health Papers and Reports by American Public Health Association (1906)
"ALTHOUGH the candle or electric light turbidimeter has largely replaced comparison with silica standards as a laboratory method of determining the turbidity ..."

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