from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A sewage-disposal tank in which a continuous flow of waste material is decomposed by anaerobic bacteria.
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- n. A small-scale watertight treatment system for domestic sewage in which the flow is slowed to allow sedimentation and sludge digestion by bacteria to take place.
- n. Yank (American person)
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See tank.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. large tank where solid matter or sewage is disintegrated by bacteria
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