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ef•fluent



Pronunciation: (ef'lOO-unt), [key]
adj.
flowing out or forth.

n.
1. something that flows out or forth; outflow; effluence.
2. a stream flowing out of a lake, reservoir, etc.
3. sewage that has been treated in a septic tank or sewage treatment plant.
4. sewage or other liquid waste that is discharged into a body of water, etc.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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