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sewage

noun sew·age \ˈsü-ij\

: waste material (such as human urine and feces) that is carried away from homes and other buildings in a system of pipes

Full Definition of SEWAGE

:  refuse liquids or waste matter usually carried off by sewers

Origin of SEWAGE

3sewer
First Known Use: 1834

Other Civil Engineering Terms

asphalt, ballast, barrage, cantilever, infrastructure, sluice

Rhymes with SEWAGE

SEWAGE Defined for Kids

sewage

noun sew·age \ˈsü-ij\

Definition of SEWAGE for Kids

:  waste materials carried off by sewers
Medical Dictionary

sewage

noun sew·age \ˈsü-ij\

Medical Definition of SEWAGE

:  refuse liquids or waste matter carried off by sewers

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