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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A sewage-disposal tank in which a continuous flow of waste material is decomposed by anaerobic bacteria.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See tank.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun 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.
  • noun Cockney rhyming slang, Australian rhyming slang Yank (American person)

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

  • noun large tank where solid matter or sewage is disintegrated by bacteria

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