wastewater from toilets, garbage disposal, and industrial processes. Cf. gray water.
Pronunciation: (blak'wô"tur, -wot'ur), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/black-water.html on line 84 [key]
1. any of several human or animal diseases characterized by the production of dark urine as a result of the rapid breakdown of red blood cells.
2. See blackwater fever.
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