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American English: /ˈɛfluənt/
British English: /ˈɛflʊənt/

Translation of effluent in Spanish:


  • 1 uncountable and countable (liquid waste)
    vertidos (masculine plural)
    radioactive effluent
    vertidos radioactivos
    Example sentences
    • Ground water is polluted by industrial effluent and human waste.
    • Treated effluent is still discharged into Maguires Creek, the Richmond River and the Pacific Ocean.
    • However, there were occasions when because of the poor quality industrial effluents being discharged into the river the water could carry no oxygen and it was impossible for fish to survive.
  • 2 countable (stream flowing from lake) (Geography)
    (arroyo que desagua un lago)
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