American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Silt deposited by a current of water.
- n. Waste materials or sewage; refuse.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. That which defiles.
- n. Drainage; sewage.
- n. In founding, the scoria which rises to the surface of the molten metal in the ladle, and is held back when pouring to prevent porous and rough easting.
- n. Silt and mud deposited by water.
- n. The liquid discharges from kitchens, wash basins, toilets etc; sewage
- n. silt or sediment deposited from flowing water.
- n. That which sullies or defiles.
- n. metallurgy The scoria on the surface of molten metal in the ladle.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. obsolete Drainage of filth; filth collected from the street or highway; sewage.
- n. obsolete That which sullies or defiles.
- n. (Founding) The scoria on the surface of molten metal in the ladle.
- n. (Hydraul. Engin.) Silt; mud deposited by water.
- Compare suillage, sulliage. (Wiktionary)
- Perhaps from French souiller, to soil; see sully. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Here it is: We've been there before and our noses are getting used to the smell of fiction, especially, it seems, when it's soaked in the sullage of race.”
“There were also plenty of wild and creative ideas, like, from Brookfield Properties, Diller Scofidio & Renfro's towers (pictured above) that are joined by a quarter-mile running track; mechanisms to reuse sullage for irrigation; patent-pending technology to create a better platform over the rail yards; a movie screen on which 20th Century Fox could premiere new films; and so on.”
“Country of swill and sullage, sump of the continent.”
“Wastewater is either sullage (greywater), which is wastewater from kitchens and bathrooms, or sewage (blackwater), which includes sullage and is settled wastewater containing parts of human excreta, and water-borne waste.”
“Pressure can be taken off drainage fields by reducing the amount of water and solids flowing into the solids interceptor tank, e.g. by improved design of toilets which use less water or by preventing sullage from entering the tank.”
“When sullage disposal is also in the tank, a larger capacity is required for both the tank and the liquid effluent disposal system.”
“They allow the entry of sullage into the house sewers whilst preventing the escape of foul sewer gases.”
“The septic tank receives all domestic wastewater (sewage and sullage), and is suitable for wastewater from schools, hospitals, etc.”
“Table 2.1 lists some of the pathogenic organisms frequently found in faeces, urine and sullage (greywater).”
“ASHWORTH, J. (1982) Urban sullage in developing countries.”
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