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- n. Waste water contaminated with fecal matter, urine, or industrial contamination.
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Paula wrung black water from a black neckerchief then tenderly wiped it across Black Elk's face.
Avoid nonbiodegradable products such as solvent and preservative-based chemicals, as these won’t do a better job, but will make your discharged black water difficult to process into ultimately pure groundwater through the Earth’s natural processes.
He guided the skiff to a point some five or six ells away, where the still, black water was very deep, and paused to listen.
For nearly two minutes he'd dangled above the wind-torn black water of a freshly opened lead before we'd managed to drag him back to safety.
Green, white, or even black water pleases me better than this uncanny-looking element, which seems to be of all the colors of the rainbow, except that of any wholesome water, salt or fresh, that one ever saw before.
Alvin could feel the black water under the thin shell of crystal, roiling with hate.