Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state of being turbid; turbidness.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Turbidness.

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  • noun the state of being turbid; turbidness

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  • noun muddiness created by stirring up sediment or having foreign particles suspended

Etymologies

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turbid +‎ -ity

Examples

  • During the dry season, small upland rivers are generally low in turbidity, however, they can exhibit high short-term turbidity peaks during heavy rainfalls.

    1. Historical development and experience with water treatment

  • Such mud streams also called turbidity currents on the bottom of the sea occur even nowadays, like the one on November 18, 1929, caused by a landslide on the northeast coast of America.

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  • Such mud streams also called turbidity currents on the bottom of the sea occur even nowadays, like the one on November 18, 1929, caused by a landslide on the northeast coast of America.

    Modern Science in the Bible

  • Such mud streams also called turbidity currents on the bottom of the sea occur even nowadays, like the one on November 18, 1929, caused by a landslide on the northeast coast of America.

    Modern Science in the Bible

  • Such mud streams also called turbidity currents on the bottom of the sea occur even nowadays, like the one on November 18, 1929, caused by a landslide on the northeast coast of America.

    Modern Science in the Bible

  • Using remote-controlled submarines, Kennish has gathered basic readings on water temperature, salinity, pH and turbidity, which is the measure of suspended sediment in the water.

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  • Using remote-controlled submarines, Kennish has gathered basic readings on water temperature, salinity, pH and turbidity, which is the measure of suspended sediment in the water.

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  • Led by the Chatfield Watershed Authority (Authority), responsible for monitoring and maintaining water quality in the basin, the scouts descended on 'the Massey Draw Watershed and Ecosystem Improvement Project' by taking the water's temperature, measuring how clear the water was (known as turbidity), determining how much oxygen there was dissolved in the water, and checking to see how acidic the water was (a measurement of its pH).

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  • In addition, for certain large sites located in areas of the country with high rainfall intensity and soils with a high clay content, stormwater discharges from the construction site would be required to meet a numeric limit on the allowable level of turbidity, which is a measure of sediment in the water.

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  • To remove this kind of turbidity it is customary to use oak or beech shavings that have been washed in hot water and then dried.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 392, July 7, 1883

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