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biosolids

Syllabification: bi·o·sol·ids
Pronunciation: /ˈbīōˌsälədz
 
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Definition of biosolids in English:

plural noun

Organic matter recycled from sewage, especially for use in agriculture.
Example sentences
  • The OEPA limits application of biosolids to crop land with a pH of 5.5 or greater (accurate at the time of printing).
  • Waste generating facilities must follow the guidelines set by the OEPA to apply biosolids to crop land.
  • Applications of biosolids to agricultural land will rarely exceed 5 dry tons per acre per year.

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