Adjective "wastewater" definition and examples

(Wastewater may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Definitions and examples


Water that has been used in the home, in a business, or as part of an industrial process.
  1. 'After Bill designed the new system, the inspectors came back and thought that their measuring equipment was broken because the waste water coming out of the plant was cleaner than the water going into it.'
  2. 'Domestic waste water is infiltrated down slotted pipes to provide shading rows of trees.'
  3. 'We also account for the disposal of waste water polluted by fertilizers, as well as by pesticides and herbicides.'
  4. 'This waste water invariably ends up in river systems.'
  5. '"The idea of using recycled waste water is yet to gain acceptance here," says an official.'

More definitions

1. water that has been used in washing, flushing, manufacturing, etc.; sewage.

More examples(as adjective)

"plants can be wastewater."

"managements can be wastewater."

"treatments can be wastewater."

"systems can be wastewater."

"facilities can be wastewater."

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