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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Full of sediment; muddy or cloudy.
  • adj. Turbulent; agitated.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. muddy, cloudy (having lots of sediment)
  • adj. turbulent

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Turbid.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Muddy; turbid: as, roily water.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. (of a liquid) agitated vigorously; in a state of turbulence

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